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Opening 2 

Student Life 4 

Seniors 40 

Pics/Autographs 56 
Mini Mag 

(Dorm Life 65 




Clubs /^Activities 






5lena Varipatis and Irf Ahmad dance tothe sounds of 
one of the many on-campus bands. Al Skapone and 
the Gangsters of Ska. at a concert that was held during 
Alcohol Awareness Week. True colors really shine through 
whenever there is music, whether it be in on of the local bars or 
at a school-sponsored concert. 







^^^^keacocl have become a major symbol of Si Mary's College ["hey can bi ieen on 
m^^ mil n ai all nines of the year and can be heard at all times of the day, especially 
§ during mating season. When driving on campus, students watch out for these colorful 

birds, careful not to run over their tail feathers. 


ng y 1 < 

As students, faculty and staff return and get ready 
for a new year, one can feel the excitement linger- 
ing in the air. New and hopefully enjoyable classes, 
meeting new friends and reuniting with old ones are 
only some of the things to look forward to. 

Many changes are taking place, one in which is 
the naming of our new president, Dr. Jane Margaret 
(Maggie) O'Brien. While we are sad to see Dr. 
Edward T. Lewis leave us, the contributions he has 
made to the college will always be remembered. 

A change that will hopefully touch base with all 
students are the new developments in the produc- 
tion of the Dove yearbook. For the past several 
years, the yearbook has been sitting on shaky 
ground, but Believe It... Or Not, we are back and 
we're bigger and better than ever. Changes come 
and go, but we are here to stay! 


Opening Divider 

yf though our campus maybe 
qj^L is full of beautiful 

f l? landscaping. It is not hard for an 
St. Mary's artist to find something to 
paint, whether it be for a class of for 
personal relaxation. 

^k . atching the sun set over the St. 
yjfj Mary's river is a sure-fire way 
Wlf to relieve any kind of stress. 
These picture perfect moments can be 
seen everyday, all during the year.. .as 
long as it isn't cloudy. 

^1 j* obody said that studying had to 
^g be done in the library. It doesn't 
w £• take long for students to find that 
certain spot where they can relax and 
actually get work done. Some may 
choose to aet a tan while thev are at it. 

Opening Divider 

What is a college without students? Nothing. How 
could it be? When students come to college, they enter a 
totally new aspect of their lives. It's not quite the real world, 
but it's pretty close. They no longer have parents to tell them 
what they can or cannot do and the major decisions in their 
lives are left up to them. It's a new life. It's Student Life. 

Student Life at St. Mary's College begins the minute 
freshmen move their things into their first dorm room and 
ends when the same students walk across the stage during 
graduation. Between these two memorable events, students 
experience many things that go along with attending college. 

Student Life at St. Mary's is full of fabulous and fun- 
filled events. There are so many organizations that exist just 
to provide the students with enjoyable things to do. 
Athletics, bands, and other student organized activities 
happen all around campus: Javabar, Noon Lunch Concerts, 
World Carnival. 

Studying is not the only aspect of college life. If it 
was, students would have no lives. Thanks to group 
organizations and fellow classmates, students are able to live 
a healthy and well-rounded life. 

^ Student Life Divider 

So. it's your birthday. If you 
know it's going to happen, why 
fight it. Junior Christian 
Benjaminson gave in when his friends 
ponded him. He had to. it's tradition. 

*N+ f£" 6S 


^^^ J Lauer and Kris Lindh know 
fjr the true meaning of friendship. 
M ^S Forming bonds with others is 
one of the easiest things to do here. The 
friends you make now will last forever. 

^^K laj ing for his classmates has to 
^^J be one the coolest things for 
f^ lead singer Brendan Cox and the 
rest of Al Skapone. This on-campus 
band rocks the nearby bars when it is 
their turn to play, and they have plenty of 
fans that come and listen. 

Student Life Divider T_ 5 7 

aptains. their crews, and their 
boats are oftentimes neck and 
neck with each other during long 
Jfstance races. Many sailors have learned 
that keeping with your opponent is an im- 
portant part of racing. 

71 he boats that participate in the 
Governor's Cup range from all 
different sizes and colors. Sails 
are usually the only way to distinguish 
one boat from another. Trying to 
recognize crew members is not an easy 
thing to do especially when they can 
hardly be seen against the enormous 

i eautiful sunsets is only one of 
the spectaclar sights during the 
Governor's Cup. Sailors have 

the greatest view as the sun bounces off 

the surface of the water. 

6 \ Governor's Cup 

^^^% j undreds of volunteers join 
^^w£ together to make sure that 

4f p when the sailors arrive at St, 
Mary's College, they definately have 
something to look forward to. Our 
beautiful waterfront property is a perfect 
plus when it comes to watching the boats 
reach the finish line. 

For twenty-three years, sailors from all 
over the country have gathered in An- 
napolis to participate in an overnight 
long distance yacht race ending at St. 
Mary's College of Maryland. 

The annual Governor's Cup race be- 
gan as an idea within the heads of three 
St. Mary's seniors: Pete Sarelas, Russell 
Baker, and Dale Rausch. Knowing 
how dinghy regattas effected the col- 
lege community, these three students 
believed that the college would greatly 
benefit from a larger race. In 1 974, the 
Governor's Cup became reality when 
47 boats sailed the 70-mile course from 
Maryland's present capital to its colo- 
nial capital. 

Each year, more and more college 
staff and faculty and sailing enthusiasts 
join the group of volunteers that work 
together to make the Governor's Cup 

what Sailing World called one of the 
top ten post-race parties in the sailing 

Beginning on Friday and ending on 
Saturday morning, sailors race to see 
who is the best as well as who has 
improved the most. Once the race is 
over, everyone looks forward to the 
activities that are planned for after the 
race. Committees say it allows con- 
tenders to meet one another, relax, and 
talk about the race they have just fin- 

During its existence, the Governor's 
Cup has had several sponsors. Cur- 
rently, it is an all-college sponsored 
event that welcomes almost 500 par- 
ticipants and over 150 volunteers each 
year. This support from the college 
and the community is what the 
Governor's Cup is all about. 

jt s the wind begins to pick up, 
«w sails fill out and boats glide 
f 9? through the water as if they were 
figure skaters on an ice rink. Although it 
may appear to the spectator that there is not 
a lot going on, the sailors know the many 
steps that must be carried out in ordej for 
that boat to move that way. 

Governor's Cup ^ 

5f tudent Development 
went all out to make 
the Halloween Cage 
as much fun as possible. 
They were even able to make 
DPC look somewhat scary. 

hades Sutton dances 
'blindly, dressed in 
pajamas, a sheet, a 
Iress shirt, and a lamp shade, 
as everyone dashes to get out 
of his way. He is an 
oxymoron. you get it? 


Going trick-or-treating is 
an event that every normal 
child looks forward to as 
they are growing up. Once, 
you grow up, however, and 
you enter into that world of 
college life, you would 
think that you out of such 
juvenile practices. Yeah 
right. Halloween has to be 
one of the most popular 
nights on a college campus. 
When else can you dress up 
in ridiculous outifits and get 

► 8 ( Halloween 

away with it. Never mind, 
you can do that any day. But 
when you get free candy for 
doing it, that't the important 

Students go all out for this 
festive occasion. The Cage 
is moved to DPC and 
decorated especially for the 
holiday. Everyone that 
comes out for the dance is 
dressed in a costume, even 
the on-duty Night Hawk. 
Everyone dances the night 

away to the best songs. 
When the clock struck 
midnight, awards were given 
out to the best costumes. 

Whether costumes were 
made, bought, or put to- 
gether from the dirty clothes 
on the floor, Halloween 
isn't the same without them. 
For years to come, college 
students will be the child 
they were and participate in 
the popular and fun-filled 
activities of Halloween. 


oujou Jean-Marie is 
obviously addicted to 
affeine. She even 
dressed up as it. If she 
starts to lose energy, she can 
just dip herself in some hot 

ritz and his dance 
partner really know 
how to shake up that 
dance floor. Their glitzy 
costumes attracted plenty of 

^^ t appears that Night 
9 ^Hawks are allowed to 

# have a little once in 
awhile. Tony Trummet sits as 
still as possible. Dressed as 
the scary secrity guard, he 
patiently watches strangely 
dressed students enter the 


S9 ometimes giving blood can 
take longer than you expect. 
Waiting for your turn can be very 
stressful especially if you are not too 
thrilled about the idea in the first place. 

ven big guys like Jim Guest can 
' get kicked around by such a little 
itty-bitty needle. Everyone has 
their weak spots. 

10 < Blood Drive 

^00 iving blood is still not a good 
jjf enough reason for Joanne 
^^^Mjoldwater to gel awaj from all 

^ the work she has to do for Resi- 
dence Life. She sets an excellent 
example. ..if you have work, bring it with 

When you were young, 
going to the doctor usually meant 
getting a needle stuck in your arm 
and that was something you were 
just not keen on doing. Well, now 
that you are in college and you 
make your own doctor's appoint- 
ments, getting shots doesn't seem 
like a big deal. ..or is it? 

Each semester, the Red 
Cross drops by the campus to see 
how many brave souls will get up 
the nerve and strength to voluntar- 
ily come and let nurses stick a huge 
needle in your arm and steal, or 
borrow, some of your blood. If 
you happen to walk through 
Lower Charles Hall on these days, 
you would see just how many 
people take time out of their busy 
schedules to help those unfortu- 

nate people that they will probably 
never meet in person. 

Signing up in advance for a 
specific time usually doesn't help 
because there are so many people 
that donate blood, the nurses actually 
get backed up. But that is a good 
thing. Did you know that 957c of the 
population will need blood some- 
time in their lifetime and only 5% 
donate? One day in the future, you 
could be one of those needy people, 
or maybe, you already have. If so, 
shouldn't you repay? 

Remember, when you see a 
advertisement about giving blood, 
make sure you sign up. One pint of 
blood can actually save three or four 
lives. Don't forget, you may need 
someone else's blood, so be gener- 
ous, and let someone else use yours. 

^^k t's nice to know that you have 
^ M helped somewhat out that needs 
# blood, but the best part about this 
huge act of charity is the free cookies and 
juice afterwards. 

Blood Drive 


^^% orey Smalhvood cheers as he 
#^r ;md his teammates answer 
a. ^^ ^another question correctly in the 
It s Alcoholic game. Questions ranged 
from which beer cost the most to what is 
Joanne Goldwater's favorite beer. 

j^^Jjjf ^ c Hopkins was so proud 

JTMrW "' Brian King for 
WW ^^drinking during Alcohol 
Awareness Week that he just had to give 
him a big kiss for everyone to see. 

oth basketball teams played 
each other during Midnight 
Madness. The gold half of the 
women's team wait patiently for the men 
to finish so they can show the crowd how 
the game should really be played. 


> 1 2 ^Alcohol Awareness 

>he most spirited of all the 
students have to be the dedi 

cated cheerleaders. Carrie 
Wright and Tiffani Mattingly walk 
proudly across the gym waiting for their 
turn to show the student body what it 
means to have school spirit. 

Party School? 

Yes. that's right. Princeton Re- 
view named us the seventh biggest 
party school. That's seems hard to 
believe, don't you think? Even if we 
are. there are plenty of students that 
don't need alcohol to have fun. 

In honor of Alcohol Awareness 
Week, Student Development and 
other organizations joined together 
to provide students with activities 
that didn't need a closed container 
to be enjoyed. 

Midnight Madness, the first '"le- 
gal" practice for our basketball play- 
ers, was preceded by a concert fea- 
turing Al Skapone and the Gang- 
sters of Ska. This popular band 
drew many students from their 

Caroline dorm put on a mock It's 
Academic, "It's Alcoholic". Stu- 

dents formed teams of four and com- 
peted against each other answering 
questions about anything having to 
do with alcohol. BrennenFamaand 
Nic Novak acted as MCs and par- 
ticipants were judged by staff. 

Students learned many things 
about alcohol over the course of the 
week. Did you know that the aver- 
age college student drinks more than 
25 gallons of alcohol a year and that 
807c of all students drink on a regu- 
lar basis? Did you also know it is 
exactly 2.5 miles to the Green Door? 

Whether or not we live up to our 
new found title doesn't seem to 
change the fact that our students are 
aware of the effects of alcohol. 
Those who contributed to the events 
of Alcohol Awareness Week 
achieved what they had set out to do. 



huck "Blues Truck" Orifici 
wails on his trumpet us his 
fellow gangsters listen on. Their 
concert during Alcohol Awareness Week 
drew plent\ of fans out of their rooms 
and into the night air for a good time. 

Alcohol Awareness 


Pep Rally 

Back in high school, pep 
rallies meant that students got out of 
classes for the rest of the day to watch 
their friends compete against other 
students in mindless games. The 
sports teams for the season were also 
introduced to the student body in 
hopes to boost school spirit. College 
pep rallies are a little different. The 
most important being that you don't 
get to get out of classes for it. 

Although team members 
don't get to run across the gym floor 
in front of their friends, they have the 
option of doing some other stupid 
things. The entire student body was 
invited to take part and asked to wear 
there class colors. Classes competed 
against each other to see who could 
acquire the most points by the end of 

the night. Events 

ranged from the 

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^^%^ 4 hoevei said thai two heads 
frff ere better than one 
VU obviously never saw sopho- 
mores Jim England and Jeff Jeffers try to 
run in a three-legged race. 

Tl4TPep Rally 

famous tug-a-war competition to a 
three-legged race. 

The funniest part of the night 
was the pie-eating contest in which 
the class officers participated. It was 
probably expected that such an event 
would end up in a food fight. 

Besides watching the stu- 
dents try to run in a three-legged race, 
push and carry each other across the 
gym. or spin around twenty times 
with your forehead on a bat. odd 
items were given away to random 
audience members. This was also 
the first appearence of the spirit 

If you miss the pep rallies 
from your high school years, don't 
worry. There are plenty more 
waiting to happen. All you have to 
do is show up and have a blast. 

rian Kennedy eyes his oppo 
nent across the table as he tries 
'to eat as much pie as possible. 
His partner could care less as she shoves 
pie down his throat. 

^A odi Edwards takes a minute to 
£ M dance for the crowd inbetween 
J' class events. One thing is for sure 

W about this spirited gal, she is 

definately not camera shy. 

^^% lass officer Andrea Liu laughs 
gjF hysterica] as she tries to feed 
^f^^r pie to her fellow officer. Judging 
by his expression, he is having a hard 
time taking it all in. 


>he pep rally is only one of the 
many events provided over the 
course of the year for the stu- 
dents. Many people come just to 
socialize with others or watch their 
friends make total fools of themselves. 
What could be better than that? 

Pep Rally > 15 

^^V^ hat silver hall went round and 
Vround the roulette wheel many 
times as students debated with 
themselves over which number to place 
their chips 

^A oujou Jean-Marie and Temi 
L J Abayomi love to get all decked 

^fovX for social events Vegas Night 
w gave these two beauties the 

oppurtuity to shine. 

Yl6T Casino Night 

^^^ guess someone got a little bit 
^ M frustrated and just could not take 
# the pressure any longer. Long hot 
baths are supposed to help stress, but a 
cold fountain bubble bath doesn't seem 
to have the same effect. 

lackjack was only one of the 
many games that allowed 
'students to gamble away money 
that wasn't theirs. Even so, some of the 
faces revealed that there was a lot of 
strategic practicing going on. 


During the course of the year, the 
Student Government Association 
Programs Board sponsor special 
events each month that can range 
from anything from guest speakers to 
concerts to comedians. 

One such event that proved highly 
successful was Vegas Night. For 
four hours, sudents were gambling 
away money that wasn't theirs, or 
their parents", or the school's. Black- 
jack, poker, and roulette tables kept 
the attention of the card players and 
high stakers while slot machines 
hooked innocent people with their 
hypnotic spinning of the wheels, 
waiting patiently for three cherries. 

Gambling games were not the only 
things going on during this funfilled 
night. For those not interested in 
learning how to lose money or watch 
a machine 20 round and round time 

and time again, several "side shows" 
were set up for the personal enjoy- 
ment of the individual. Tattoos were 
picked out, applied, and colored, 
transparent caricatures were drawn, 
and personalized dogtags were 
punched. If you had a favorite star 
you could even get your picture taken 
with them. 

For several hours. Lower Charles 
Hall was transformed into a Vegas 
casino where anyone and everyone 
could participate. Such events bring 
the students together outside of the 
classroom. The SGA Programs Board 
did a stupendous job of making stu- 
dent life here at St. Mary's some- 
thing worth living. Events that aren't 
sponsored by SGA. such as the bub- 
bling of the fountain, take place each 
year and draw students together in a 
different way. 

expose yo 

ike tattoos were a hot item 
amongst the ladies present. 
When else is it exceptable to 
ex"pose your chest to a complete stranger 
and let him brush all over it? 

Casino NightVl7? 

^^Hfe he girls of Queen Anne dorm 
mf really know their stuff when it 
peonies to decorations. DPC is 
magically transformed into a ballroom 
where students come to dance the night 

59 ophomore buddies Kara Lundy 
and Lisa Carlson know how to 
dress for parties. After a couple 
hours of dancing and having fun, the 
scarfs come off and the hair goes back. 
These two gals can do that at the same 

> 1 8 < Winter Formal 

^^ I ma) nol appear that man) 
^ g people plan on attending the 

# Winter Formal a week beforehand, 
but when the night finally arrives. DPC 
is jam packed full of students dressed in 
their best. Dancing can get a little rough, 
but that's what dances are all about. 

reshman Nick Hathaway can 
turn up the heat when he gets 
out on the dance floor. The wilder 
sicfes of everyone come out. especially 
when all you have on is an undershirt 
and a tie. 

$<*ify flvA- l)iitne4 flic l)uc 0<4 f «* tfo 

Vv infer Formal 

By the time they finish your se- 
nior year of high school, many stu- 
dents believe their days of dressing 
up and going dancing are over, ex- 
cept for maybe their wedding day. 
Well the girls living in Queen Anne 
dorm know when it is time to break 
out those formal clothes and dance 
the night away. 

"Sillouttes in Stardust" was the 
theme this year and boy, did every- 
one sparkle. As dancers entered 
DPC, they entered a realm of pure, 
stress-free delight. Everything that 
could be seen shimmered and shined. 
The dance floor was underneath a 
mixture of blue and silver balloons 
tied to silver streamers dangling 
below them. A sense of being out- 

side beneath a star-filled and moon- 
lit sky made the night even more 

Students came alone, with their 
friends, or with that special some- 
one. Either way, there was never an 
oppurtunity for anyone to stand 
around and not do anything. There 
was excellent food to munch on, 
especially the melted chocolate that 
you could put on anything. 

The DJ played a terrific mix of 
music in order to please all tastes. 
The ever-popular line dances were a 
smash. Everyone got on the dance 
floor for the 'Electric Slide' but for 
some reason, a lot of people dropped 
out when the DJ played the 

ince the dance couldn't be held 
outside under a moonlit sky. the 
'QA formal staff brought the 
night sky inside. Dancers could look 
above and watch silver stars twinkle in 
the light. At the end of the dance they 
could even take a star home with them. 

Winter Formal Y 1 9^ 

^f^\ ancers take a quick break to 
J J cool themselves down. Patty- 

■^^^Cake. however, doesn't seem to 
fit quite to the music. That doesn't 
matter to these two girls. 

^A ohn Darby, gangster bass player 
# Xfor Al Skapone takes a minute to 
^^wink at the camera. These guys 
w know the audience loves them, why 
not live it up. 


to bad vibes were present 
among these winners of the pie 
'eating contest. One question 

though. How did those three guys stay 

so clean cmpared to Matt? 


im Herzog is fed pie by 
partner as fast as he can 
swallow. It seems that he 

to get rid of that mouthful before 

eat anymore. 

he can 

20 < Lil' Palooza 

When springtime comes around, 
students know that soon enough, the 
campus will be rocking with the 
sounds of bands from all over. This 
year, the stage rumbled under the 
feet of Al Skapone and the Gang- 
sters of Ska, Uncle Remus, Julius 
Bloom and other local bands. 
Throughout the day, students fil- 
tered in and out of the gym, listening 
when the wanted and leaving when 
it got too hot. 

Student Development did an awe- 
some job of keeping things interest- 
ing in between musical sets. Audi- 
ence members were urged to come 
and eat massive amounts of fruit 
pies in order to win a prize, or as 
some see it, make total fools of them- 

selves in front of their friends. 

All wasn't happy that day, how- 
ever. Bad news was broken to the 
student body by the ever-popular 
band, Julius Bloom. It was an- 
nounced that Lil' Palooza would be 
their last concert. Gasps were heard 
around the gym but these sounds 
were soon covered up by the pound- 
ing of feet once the band kicked into 
their first song of the evening. 

Although there were no big name 
bands invited this year, students 
enjoyed themselves to no end with 
the bands they know and love. 

Make sure you make it a point to 
come out and support your friends 
and fellow students the next time 
they come around and play for us. 

h. Matt, you have a little 
something in your teeth. 
You might want to get that 
out before anyone else notices." 

Lil' Palooz 


V\JoAd Comiva 

Freshman wonder what is meant 
when they see banners and posters 
advertising World Carnival. Al- 
though they may have never heard 
of such a thing before, once they see 
it for themselves, they are sure to 
never forget it. It's quite the experi- 

From morning till night, students 
as well as community members can 
come and relax by the waterfront. 
Bands play throughout the day to 
provide a background music for all 
the other activities that are going on 
around the stage. 

Activities such as the famous 
Velcro Wall and Gyroscope are set 
up sporadically for the enjoyment of 
everyone. Each class and club is 

j^^ 4 t '■ " ''"'' :l ll0t American 
^^^^#Gladiators, but these students 
UU have done a good job of 

imitating them. Which one looks more 

like Zap? Probably the one with the 

lone hair. 

22 x World Carnival 

allowed to have a booth in which 
they are permitted to sell items to 
raise money. For some reason, the 
class officers always end up fight- 
ing over who gets the dunking booth. 
The sophomores seem to have one 
the coin toss. 

Outside vendors are welcomed to 
the World Carnival to set up their 
own stations. All kinds of food and 
drinks are sold during the day. World 
Carnival is also the perfect time to 
grab room decorations such as old 
road and company signs as well as 
all types of jewalry. 

It's not the circus, and it's not 
your local fireman's carnival but it 
gets students together. Good Job 
Student Development. 

^^O hildren from the community 
fjr i : for World 

■ .^ r Carnival to take advantage of the 
free aames and rides. 


1 ophomore class president Jim 
.Eberwine works hard to make 
money for his class. Getting 
dunked on this brisk spring day must be 
a hard task to handle all on your own. 


§ Tl 

|he waterfront is visited by many 
people during World Carnival. 
The day offers a break from the 
monotony of the semester. 

f^^JWj0 A] ' mbers will 

mTm^j nd of the 

WW ^^World Carnival. There is 
not much to do around St. Mary's 
County, so this event is an oppurtunity 
for students and their families to enjoy 
the spring. 

World Carnival / 23 

Spring Formal 

At the end of the fall semester. 
Queen Anne Dorm hosts the winter 
formal which is held in DPC. For 
the spring semester, the responsibil- 
ity is given to someone else. 

Towards the end of the year, the 
Black Student Union. BSU, hosts 
the spring formal, held in Mont- 
gomery Hall. Dancing takes place 
on the second floor which has been 
decorated for the evening. The 
downstairs is set up tables where 
dancers can come and take a break 
and relax. The food that is available 
is definately not the regular finger 
food that you would find at most 

71 hese two guys are obviously 
sitting this one out. Time for 
some punch. I hope they don't 
dribble any down their shirt. 


eeping an eye on the dance 

floor is a sure way for the DJ to 

tell if his listeners are having 


social gatherings of this type. 

Although there is no dress code 
for this dance, students use this night 
to get dressed up in their best dresses 
and suits. This event also gives 
couples an excuse to go out to din- 
ner to a nice restaurant. 

Each year, attendance to the spring 
formal grows. Students go to have a 
good time, dance, and meet new 
people. It is always nice to have a 
date for such an event, but some- 
times hanging out with the gang is 
more fun than dancing with that 
certain person all night. Who knows, 
maybe you'll meet them there. 

24 \ Spring Formal 

a ^^\ :l i vho that guy is over 

* M there. Maybe I should dance 
# towards him. Or maybe I'll 
just wait for him to come to me. Yeah." 

est friends often make the best 
dates for any sort of social event. 
You know for a fact that they 

won't do an\ thing to embarrass you in 

front of the camera. 

Spring Formal / 25 

volunteers are provided with 
lunch and sodas throughout the 
course of the day. When 
e\ entiling is done, a picnic is held for all 
volunteers in the county. 

/ 26 \ Christmas in April 




During the month of April, across 
the entire United States, volunteers 
of all ages join forces to make the 
lives of those less fortunate more 

Here at St. Mary's College, stu- 
dents wake up bright and early on a 
Saturday morning in mid-spring to 
perform manual labor for the ben- 
efit of another person. Enough stu- 
dents wanted to help that the group 
had to be split in half. 

After working all day, volunteers 
are invited to a picnic where there is 
enough food to feed an army. To 
those that are helped, the volunteers 
for Christmas in April are exactly 
that. army. 

Christmas in April / 27 

fhursday nights are big nights for 
' those students who like a break 

fron studying. Javabar offers a 
break where you can dance, sing, and 
drink tons of caffeine. all forms. 

ava bar hostesses are very strict 
'about whether or not you have 
"paid that thrity cents for your 
styrofone cup. 

^^% nstead ol going someplace 
^ Xwarm for spring break, many 

# students travel to Kentucky 
where they build and repair houses for 
residents of Lee County. Breakaway 
does this every spring. 

28 x Breakaway / Javabar 


The Career Center offers 
guidance and support for students. 

Photo bv Julie Ellis 

Peer Counselors make it their job to offer support to stu- 
dents who are having troubles. 

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^^ t doesn't take long for new 
* i president Maggie O'Brien to get 
§ her hands dirty. Planting trees was 

only one event that occured during her 

inauaural weekend. 

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fter thirteen years of presiding 
over St. Mary's College, Dr. 
Edward T Lewis leaves us. Yet 

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his image will always remain within the 
walls of the library, thanks to his son. 


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/ 34 x President's Inauguration 

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Dr. Jane Margaret (Maggie) 
O'Brien was inaugurated as the new 
president of St. Mary's College at 
the beginning of this academic 
school year. She has brought new 
ideas and hopes for the growth and 
development of the college. 

Growing up in Annapolis. Maggie 
is the eighth president names to lead 
this public honors college, the first 
woman in more than twenty-five 
years. President O'Brien was ap- 
pointed unanimously by the Board 
of Trustees to succeed Dr. Edward 
T. Lewis. The search for the perfect 
president, however, was not an easy 


From the 350 individuals that 
applied or were nominated, three 
final candidates were chosen by a 
14-member search comittee. These 
three finalists visited the campus for 
two days in which they met with as 
many students and staff as possible, 
interview after interview. 

If you have yet to meet Maggie, 
which everyone calls her, then you 
obviously don't get out that much. 
Our new president makes it a point 
to get out into the realm of student 
life. You can probably catch her at 
the next SMC Men concert. 

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^0L ur new president believes that 
r^ M communication is a major aspect 
\^r of being a good president. She 
has no problem of mingling with the 
masses and meeting people. 

President's Inauguration 


^0> ut with the old and in with the 
^^M new. President Lewis welcomes 
\^rV>x. O'Brien as the new president 
of St. Mary's College. Lewis will never 
be forgotten as he moves on with his life. 


/ 36 x President's Inauguration 

>to by Theresa Sotto 

^^^b resdi O' Brien shakes hands 
J^^ with SGA President Jim Wood. 

/^ These two leaders worked 
together throughout the school year, 
learning much from one another along 
the way. 

J§ ttending professors at Dr. 
jtfMV O'Brien's inauguration wore 
f mf graduation robes that displayed 
their status. Aren't you glad they don't 
teach class in those outfits. 

71 he portrait of Edward T. Lewis 
now hangs on the walls of the 
librar\ among the other presi- 
dents of St. Mary's College. 

Photo b\ Theresa Sotto 

President's Inauguration s 37 x 

St hoes never seemed important 
until they are thrown up into the 
Shoe Tree. There are several 
stories about it's significance. Do you 
know which one is right? 

^0P lizabeth McCurdy and Sara 
^^m Helms make it a point to eat 

^^^^ there meals together, but 1 think 

this is going just a bit too far. 

66 ^^ think the guy that you are 
^ M looking for is right over 
# there. I don't what he has 
done but his name is Mark Hershfield." 

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^^■^r student life here ai Si 
WW ^^\lar\ 's. Thank goodness 

there are bands like Al Skapone that 

bring the music to our front porch, so to 


tt^^S don't know what the guy 
^ m told you. but none of it's 
# true. [ am just trying to have 

a pleasant evening here, dancing with m\ 


ond water can get pretty cold 
in the w inter, so alternative 
methods of ponding must be 
thought of. For some reason, the bath 
tub always ends up being the place. 

Student Life Closing 


The hardest thing about going away to a new school is the 
fact that you won't know anyone. Some people may feel that 
they will never make any friends. What you don't realize is 
that everyone else who has just started school like you, feel the 
exact same way you do. However, by the end of your first 
semester, you have met so many new people, you don't know 
what to do with them all. 

Memories are made throughout a student's entire life at 
college. Some are made around specific events, but most of 
someone's fondest memories are formed around those people 
who they spent the most time with. No matter what a student 
does once they graduate, a person never forgets the friends 
they made during their years away from home. Many best 
friends become Bridesmaids or Best Men in weddings. Some 
may eventually do business together. Whatever the case may 
be, friends are friends forever. 

Here at St. Mary's, all students are given the chance to live 
with the people of their choice. It is at this time, when 
relationships grow and flourish into something much, much 
more. These relationships are able to withstand the most 
trying times and hurdle the most difficult obstacles. 

x 40 \ People Opening 

^^^^ reshman Marie Bull looks as 
^^Z though she has had it w ith 
f finals. Dorm studies and lobbies 
become the home of many college 
students when it comes to exam time. 

. v 

jf^ Jto many pictures get taken 
iff from within the classroom. 
w %/ That must be the reason why 
Gary Smith looks so surprised when a 
camera » as flashed in his face. He 
actually looks awake, which is not a 
usual thing among students. 

^0L i mal is not a 

^^ M student, but this feathered friend 
\^r got just as much attention around 
campus as anyone else. By the end of 
the year, he had a family. 


People Opening / \\ \ 

Jarrod Aldom 

Tracy Anadale 

Crystal Elizabeth 

Only after the last tree has 

been cut down, Only after 

the last river has been 

poisoned. Only after the 

last fish has been caught, 

Only then will you find that 

money cannot be eaten. 

- CREE, Indian Prophet 

Robert A. Antanaitis 

Sarah A. Bannat 

Steve Bartimo 

Andrew M. 

/ am no longer young 
enough to know everything. 

Ben Boniface 
Jennifer Brager 

42 x Seniors: Aldorn - Brager 

Octavia Briee 
Jenny L. Bruce 

Strong corner stones build 
great bridges to the future. 
Thank you St. Mary 's, 
you 're helping to build a 
great bridge. 

Laura Jean Burgess 


1 ill Mm. tik^l 

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enior sisters Christy and Cindy Carter pal around with their friends 
whenever possible. Senior year can be quite hectic, but these four girls still 
find the time to have a couple of drinks and plenty of laughs with their 

Seniors: Brice - Burgess y 43 \ 

Cindy Carter 

Bloom where you 're 

Robert Christy 
Jason Chyba 

Mike Conner 
Courtney Cook 
James Cooney 

Julie Denton 

Jennifer Jean Dickens 

You make your own fun. 
- My mom. 

Brian Doss 


x 44 x Seniors: Carter - Doss 

Eric Dunn 

Julie Elizabeth Ellis 

James Eric Elmer 

For I know the plans I have 
for \nu... you will seek me 
and find me when you seek 
me with all your heart. 
-Jeremiah 29:1 1 

Nicole Erickson 

Jennifer Falkowski 

Colleen Foster 

Megan Fox 

Melissa Lynn Friess 

Special thanks to my friends 
and family for supporting 
me to achieve my goal. 

Nicole Marie Fusaro 

Seniors: Dunn - Fusaro x 45 

Robbin Garber 


Tara Lee Gardner 

Mom and Dad, I'm every- 
thing I am because you 
loved me. 

Amanda J. Garrison 

^^^ 'm going to get you for that." Meghan Fox, with hammer in hand, looks ready 
J t0 jump up and get this photographer. This goes to show that not everyone 
likes to have their picture taken. Unless you want a nail in the middle of your 
forehead, you might want to ask permission the next time you take a picture of 

46 x Seniors: Garber - Garrison 

Marcus Gates 

Gabrielle Gerbins 

Allison Glass 

Andy Glendinning 

Catherine "Cat" 
Marie Graves 

Eventually, all things merge 
into one, and a river runs 
through it. The river was 
cut by world's flood and 
runs over rocks from the 
basement of time. On some 
of the rocks are timeless 
raindrops. Under the rocks 
are the words, and some of 
the rods are theirs. I am 
haunted by waters. 

Deanne Elizabeth 

Dana Elizabeth Hall 

Live your life as an 

exclamation , not an 


- Life 's Little Instruction 


Eric Hanson 
Christopher Harney 


Seniors: Gates - Harnev / 47 \ 

Matt Hartka 
Stacey Hellman 

Laura Henry 

/ went to the woods because 
I wished to live deliber- 
ately, to front only the 
essential facts of life, and 
see if I could not learn what 
it had to teach and not, 
when I came to die, 
discover that I had not 
- Thoreau 

Tomi Hiers 

Kathleen Hines 

Mike Hughes 

Carla Johnson 
Viki Johnson 
Phyllis Kehres 

^48 J^ Seniors: Hartka - Kehres 

Daniel Kmiecik 

Mohamed Koroma 

Stuart Kreindler 

Steven Lacey 
James S. Lamb 
Lawrence Lanahan 

Christina Nicole 

Life must be lived and 

curiosity kept alive. One 

must never, for whatever 

reason, turn his hack on 


- Eleanor Roosevelt 

Steve Lauriston 
Shi-Hsuan Lin 

Seniors: Kmiecik - Lin x49 

Greg Lois 

Alexander Grant 

For words are the wise 

wen 's counters — they do 

but reckon by them; but 

they are the money of fools. 

Erin L. Mannion 

The music cvonnrcyv) us, 

the rubber protects us, and 

what the neighbors say 

doesn 't affect us. Check my 

spot and dig my swirl. I am 

a liberated girl. 

- Lady Miss Kier 

Chris Mattia 

Tracey McDonald 

Ross McKim 

Michael McKinley 
Michael P. Moore 

I'm living off my black and 

white, and adding color to 

my life. 

- Kevin Kinney 

Nicole Morgan 

^50^ Seniors: Lois - Morgan 

Jenni Mullendore 

He who speaks does not 
know: lie who knows does 
not speak. 
- Lao Tzu 

Christian Nutini 

Elaine Orozco 


atherine Marks tries to feed her partner blueberry pie at the annual pep 
rally. The seniors competed with their younger fellow students to see 
which class could force-feed the most pie down someone else's throat. 

Seniors: Mullendore - Orozco / 5 1 

Sarah Payne 

Angela J. Privitera 

We part at the crossroads, 

you leave with your joys 

and problems, 1 with mine. 

Alone, I look down the 

road. Each one must walk 

one 's own path. 

- Deng Ming-Dao 

S. Molly Rausch 

Flora Phuong-Lan 

.love is concerned that the 

beating of your heart 

should kill no one. 

-Alice Walker 

Elizabeth Ripple 
Jim Rogalski 

Jen Rowland 

Phil Royston 

Vincent George 

Ack Thhpppf! 

52 \ Seniors: Payne - Rozanskas 

Eric Schenk 
Kristen Schlagel 
Qamar Schuyler 

In wilderness is the 
salvation of the world. 
- Thoreau 

Matt Sedlack 
Trish Slater 
Amanda Erin Smith 

When playing Trivial 
Pursuit or taking the test, of 
all else fails, the answers 
are Richard Nixon, 42. or 
the surface area to volume 

Amy Smith 

Kerith E. Spicknall 

Autonomy is the God of 


- Alice Walker 

Judith M. Sung 

...people need to open up to 
the unknown -- let it come 
in and stir things up! 
- Marguerite Duras 

Seniors: Schenk 



Cheryl Tirocchi 
Shannon D. Todd 

/ went to the woods because 1 

wished to live deliberately, to 

front only the essentials of 

life, and see if I could not 

learn what it had to teach, 

and not, when I came to die, 

discover that I had not lived. 

Jennifer Tritt 

Kristina Tucker 

Teresa Turner 

Misty Lynn Uhlfelder 

Sail on silver girl, sail all 

night. Your time has come to 

shine. All your dreams are 

on their way. These are the 

times to remember, 'cause 

they will not. 

Lisa Vaiapoldi 

Lisa Voso 

Natalie Rae Wass 

Don't reject things you 

dislike too quickly. You 

never know when you'll find 

your guru in drag. 

- J. Klein 

54 jv Seniors: Tirocchi - Wass 

Brian Waud 
Rodry Webb 
Kevin Weinelt 

Kathryn Constance 

Never imagine yourself not to 
be otherwise than what it 
might appear to others that 
wliat you were or might have 
been was not otherwise than 
what you had been would 
have appeared to them to be 
- Lewis Carroll 

Kathryn Anne Wilson 
James G. Wood 

CLASS OF 1997!! 

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Do you remember your first day of Orientation 
when you and your parents lugged boxes and 
bags up and down stairs because you lived in the 
dorms. One of the main goals for students here 
at St. Mary's is to get in a townhouse as soon as 

Dorm life is definately not like home, sweet, 
home. The first thing students have to get used 
to is sharing there living space with one, two, or 
sometimes three other people. Then there are the 
bathrooms. No matter how big your family is, 
you never had twenty different people using the 
same bathroom as you. 

No matter how crowded a dorm might seem, 
the people you meet there, will be your friends 
for the nexy four years. Some may eventually be 
your housemates. v*/ 

Underclass Opener /65\ 

Name: Calvert Hall 

Resident Hall Coordinator: Christine Lanoie 

SECOND FLOOR : Resident Assistant - Andrew Lasko, Christoper 
Hilton, Kevin Shannon, David Green. Benjamin Wyskida, Ryan 
Breymaier, Matthew Bortmes, John Boddie, Matthew Skillman, Jo- 
seph DiPietro, Kevin Klekner, Frank Dressman, Jason Rosvold, An- 
drew Bernstein, Derek Wilson, Luke McHale, Robert Rizer. Jason 
Yanuzzi, John McDonald, Brian Gundersdorf, Eric Montgomery. 
Charles Sutton, Raymond Mosley, Michael Haverty, Jon Langmead 

A 66 X Calvert Hall 

THIRD FLOOR : Resident Assistant - Larissa Sliwinski. 
Sephanie Karpinski. Heather Strasser, Kristin Swierzbinski. Amy 
Porter, Susan Payne. Kathleen Orr. Stephanie Long, Amy Freudig. 
Jessica Lawson, Jennifer Houston, Sara Baumann, Elizabeth 
Briggs. Emilia Mackey, Klia Bassing, Sarah Hillegass, Aarati 
Kasturirangan, Mirta Teichberg, Cheyenne Watson, Carrie Wright, 
Julie Nanavati, Hilary Woodward, Ann Church, Beth Wacks, Stacie 
Shifflett, Melinda Quinn, Amanda Fiore, Lisa Dalsimer, Sarah 
Loff, Megumi Zorn, Rebecca David, Jacqueline Burson, Susan 
Sehman, Elizabeth Rose, Lyndsie Gross 

Calvert Hall A 67 ^ 







Caroline Staff 

I 4 

Nicolas Abrams, Jen Gering, Paul Schultheis, Brennan 
Fama, Erica Pierson, Resident Hall Coordinator John 
Kasprzak, Geoffrey Hill 

^9^\ radical jokes become common 
^^^f among those students living in the 
§ dorms. Underwear isn't seen 

everyday hanging out of bathroom win- 

68 < Caroline Hall 

First Left 

Resident Assistant Paul Schultheis, Gregory Lee, Louis Barbieri, 
Christopher Drury. Scott Richmond. Jason Riggleman, Benjaminson 
Glass, James Dalpee. Victor Khanbgulov. Xico Manarolla. Andrew 
Ataras. Robert White. Bret Miller. Ethan Steiner. John Davis. Steve 
Ohlhoff. John Preisel. David Kirkpatrick 

First Right 

Li r ~< '' k \ 

Resident Assistant - Geoffrey Hill. John Zucas. Gareth Moore. Daniel 
Metz. Karsten Miller. Duy Nguyen. Vladimir Katz. Andrew Glendinning. 
James Ivy. Jason Choate, Joseph Persinger. Brian Wilbur. Chris Gunning. 
Ian Hildrebrant, Peter Coates. Mark Hershfield. Brenden Palmer, Nic 
Johnson, Matt Mcgrane. Kofi Kankam. Irf Ahmad. Andrew Weaver 


Caroline Hall 


Second Left 

No Picture 

Resident Assistant Brennan Fama, Matthew Jones, Jason Whiteman, 
Bret Dean, Ben James, Mike Boynton, John Schmidt, Jeff Rockenbaugh, 
Elisha Harigblaine, Jon Champion, Dave Angelini, Jason Zavislak, Greg 
Sandknop, Ryan Polk, Jim Eberwine, Jason Jones, Kevin Norris, Brian 
Wood, Mike Killmond, Ben Smith, Ben Hansford, Jesse Brown, Matt 
Schwartz, Rod Cofield, Mike Goldscher 

Second Right 


Resident Assistant Nic Abrams, Mike Scally , Doug Palmer, John Harmon, 
John Weldon, Kevin Frank, Brett Bunch, Joseph Pfeifer, Desmond 
Mackall, Mike Emrey , Velizar Nikiforov, Eric Herrmann, Joshua Scanlan, 
Tim Olesniewicz, Tim Kehrl, Cailean Leith, Mark Schumaher, Ryan 
Anderson, Rodney Chaney. George Hinkal 

Caroline Hall 

Third Left 




Resident Assistant Erica Pierson. Kim Brown, Liz McCurdy. Karen Proctor, Brandy 
Brown. Emily Sachs. Catherine Greene, Kimberly DeBoy. Kristen Hudgins. Lauren 
Streifer. Dvora Lovinger. Ashley Larrimore. Megan Bratt. Vicki Campbell. Suzanne 
Chwirut, Julie Henderson, Sefa Safo. Merideth Johnson. Bree Detamore, Jessica Desmond. 
Katy Arnett, Erin Allingham. Wendy Utz, Charity Cox, Sara Helms, Ali Beach. Jennifer 
Oliver, Kimberly Johnson, Temi Abayomi-Paul, Stacy Conover, Erika Wilson. Meghan 
Fox, Aliza Steurer. Jenifer Herrmann, Cydney Delia. Amanda Blaney, Emily Wilson. 
Melissa Brothers. Beth Mccormick, Jessica Romano, Heather Scheuerman. Jennifer Smith. 
Laurie Hatcher. Malaika Nouwamey, Allison Edwards, Kelly Davis. Mairi Grizzard. Kelly 
Gilnreath, April Herbert 

Third Right 

Resident Assistant Jen Gherring. Sara Scarborough. Rashida Stevenson, Christina Johnson. 
Stacey Blunt, Jessica Etzler. Meadow Fallon. Ellen Johnson. Kathleen Pleet. Letitia Baylor, 
Laurel Courtemanch, Yvonne Heffernan. Jeanna Anderson. Diana Muller. Jennifer Barrett. 
Abigail Smigel. Tara Jenson. Antigone Stevens, Melissa Belvedere. Katherine Wotthlie. 
Catherine Smith. Stephanie Phillips 

Caroline Hall 



Dorchester Staff 

Resident Hall Coordinator Steve McCullough, Christian 
Benjaminson, Sydney Spells, Brice Maryman, Dave Zapp, 
Clayton Ahrens, Matt Spurgeon, Ervasn Hancock 

First Left 

Resident Assistant Dave Zapp, Cameron Ott, Matthew Kopek, John 
Howell, Matthew Tenney, Leonard Likas, Nic Seldes, Michael Bolmer, 
Joseph Norsworthy, Geoffrey Orazem, James Ortega, Pat McGarrity, 
Mike Hitchings, Robert Stout, Grame Alexander, James Garippa, John 
Nilsson, Ronals Walsh, Mark Abrams, Ryan Buenaflor 

72 < Dorchester Hall 

Resident Assistant - Matt Spurgeon. Ra Wright. Fred Musser. Cary 
Shelley. Alexis Nutini. Brian Shockey. Jacob Lilly. Paul Daddio, Steven 
Crowther. Mark Eastburn. Carl Ziegler. John Kanaskie, Jonathan Foster. 
Joseph McCrae, Douglas Howard. Jeremiah Chiappelli. Sean Clancy. 
Austin Bradley. Christopher Bowers. Brian Horan 

Second Left 

Resident Assistant Ervan Hancock. Paul Stysley. Jonothan Niles. Dan 
Orzechowski, Steven Hild. Jeremy Will. Adrian Deal. Phillip Ciske. Brian 
King. Dave Phipps. James Haske. Keith Sinnott. Bryant Porter. Steve 
Schmidt. Chris Lauer. Jared Marmen. Michael Ludwig. Jeff Jeffers. Chris 
Lehmann. Peter Sweigard. Jim England. Tim Decapite, Dave Adams. 
Colin Campbell. Steve Waggoner. Brian Ruhl. Sterling Berry-Whitlock 

Dorchester Hall 

Second Right 

Resident Assistant Clayton Ahrens, Scott Patterseon, Sean Patterson, 
Patrick Schenning, Kevin Pierce, Ryan Moore, Michael Pennington, 
Creighton McMurray, Benjamin Cohen, Eric Applegate, Randy Smith, 
Todd Jensen, Robert Baillet, Walton Irwin, Donald Baumer, Duncan 
Bossle, Tim Johnson, Jeffrey Kamada, Rob Mitchell 

Third Left 

Resident Assistant Sydney Spells, Ryan Grim, Benjamin Wood, Paul 
Broccolina, John Fiastro, Brian Lyman, Graham Pilato, Ben Lambert. 
Karlton Dunn, Jason Bryan, Demetrius Henson, Walters Saunders, 
Timothy McDowell, Tony Del Puppo, John Genakos, Nathaniel 
Perrygo, Daniel Cross Backof, Jeffrey Carter, Adam Grant, Nicholas 
Hathaway, Daniel Driscoll, Matthew Curran, William Jauquet 

Dorchester Hall 

Third Center 

Resident Assistant Christian Benjaminson. Brian Bauder. Kenneth 
Knight. Ty Reed. Jonathan Moreland. Kevin Eley. Chad Wierscheke. 
Christopher Taylor, Alex Werner. Terrance Buckley. Thomas Will- 
iams. Lance Harris. Nathaniel Bent. Marc Kriss. Brian Cusick. Kevin 
Robinson. Kristofer Lindh. Christopher Gable. Seth Kulczycki. Mat- 
thew Fabian. Jeremy Smith. Christopher Kess, Johnathan Abrams. 

Third Right 

Resident Assistant Brice Maryman. Fletch Perkins. Sean Flynn. An- 
drew Schneider. Harold Shearin, Tom Klemm. Jess Springfield. Corey 
Smallvvood. Andrew Palsgrove. John Hurley, Aaron Feinman. Robert 
Terry. Nathan Lankford. Douglas Odom. Jarid Schaff. Chris Foster. 
William Sinson. Timothy Kelly. James Altobelli. Paul Conlin. Kurt 
Ticketts. Chirstopher Burton. 

Dorchester Ha 

Prince George's Staff 

Resident Hall Coordinator Jamie Mitchell, Kelly 
Gabe, Tiana Coll, Tameaka Coates, Philip Royston, 
Katie Yamakawa, Michael Clark 

^09^\ i 'ims are student's homes away 
X J from home. It may appear that all 

■^^^dorms look the same on the outside, 
each are unique in their own way. Just look 
at Dorchester! 

76 \ Prince George's Hall 

Resident Assistant Katie Yamakawa, Jessica Braun. Rebecca 
Hassinger, Petra Safarova, Jessica Koziol, Maria Arafiles, Karen Beck, 
Mariam Toure, Felecia Glaude", Melissa Bratz. Victoria Weinstein, 
Alison Trendler. Christina Harvin. Jenifer Dickson, Corta Jones, Holly 
Seaman, Erin Schuenzel, Joi Evans 

First Right 

No Picture 

Resident Assistant Mike Clark, Andrew Cromey, James Bruno. Whitney 
Poole, Tony Trummert. Robert Erlewine, Scott Haines, William Hyatt. 
Riyo Shibayama, Viet Nguyen, Robert White. William Alexander, Dave 
Hayes. Peter Snyder. Tom Meier. Lloyd St. Rose, Daniel Finan, Gabriel 
Pinilla. Eric Fuller. Andrew Donofrio, Max Cutrell, Errol Jennings 

Prince George's Hall / 11 

Second Left 

Resident Assistant Kelly Gabe, Elizabeth Tassey, Sara Sullivan, Jenny 
Bernstein, Liz Gutting, Caron Ellzey, Jen Butera, Beatriz Woods, Chris- 
tine Loftus, Kelley Mansfield, Tanya Kuck, Rebekah Walker, Robin 
Rinaldi, Kady Davis, Kelly Mace, Tonette Sivells, Rachael Shapiro, Kelly 
Miller, Julia Robey, Kathleen Cummins, Rebecca Rosano, Gayle Smith, 
Angela Conberiate, Marybeth Schubert, Kristin McGee, Candice Woodie, 
Jacquelyn Blaser, Gina Gwiazdowski, Keri Bishop, Rebecca Anderson 

Second Right 


Resident Assistant Phil Royston, Brian Coffey, Matthew Bachtell, Shane 
Finnerin, Richard Yoo, St. John Hill, Eric Heisler, Jonathan Saxon, Matti 
Havens, Bryan Allen, Bradley Cale, Yafeu Marston, Daniel Snyder, Lars 
Kluge, Willian McDonald, Craig Singer, Donald Dorsey, Jeffery Spray, 
Francis Lanzer, Steven Thur, William Blair, Bradley McLaughlin 

Prince George's Hall 

Third Left 

No Picture 

Resident Assistant Tiana Coll. Robin Smith. Tara Zimmerman. Rebecca Banwarth. 
Kathleen White, Jessica Roberts. Susie Nugent. Gwen Williams. Heather Chase. Amaris 
Johnson. Carolyn Noll. Marsha Washington. Roxane Crowley. Amy Chess, Sarah Mercure. 
Julie Neson. Bethany Skopp. Erin Simmers. Katie Church. Amanda Huhn. Rebecca 
Hampel. Floortje Mastenbroek. Andrea Lynn. Diana Fitzpatrick, Jennifer Travatello. April 
Anderson. Kim Crance. Melanie Hancock. Emma Petrie. Christina Valentine. Yvonne 
Yeboah. Karie Lew. Margaret Bilz. Meridena Kauffman. Angela Ernest. Amy Couchoud. 
Kim Rush. Sharon Rebeck. Bridgette Hagerty. Jennifer Hare. Rachael Via. Jessica 
Tebbenkamp. Kathleen Painter, Lara Wise, Allison Bradford. Christine Gamache. Rebecca 
Riches. Kelly Mummert 

Third Right 

Resident Assistant Tameake Coates. Amanda Jonczak. Errin Roby. Lauren 0\ iatt. Katie 
Faulstich. Kimberly Muhl, Cortney Dillon. Marcia Cooper. Lori Biddle. Margaret Henry, 
Jessica Quast. Jennifer Bone. Leeann Wagner. Nicole Kennedy. Jennifer Parker. Tiffany 
Budde. Tuongvi Le. Jennifer Jones. Jami Parent 

Prince Georse*s Hall 


Queen Anne Staff 

Resident Hall Coordinator Ruth Durding, Zakiya Williams, 
Johni Baxter, Jeanine Perry, Del Lyon, Nicole Erickson. 
Karyn Kahler, Amanda Drews 

First Left 

Resident Assistant Zakiyah Williams, Jessica Geoghegan, Heather Martin, 
Sara Sprague, Melissa Kemmer, Rebecca Gardiner, Jolene Schafer, Alisa 
Bralove, Diane Dixon, Michelle Moore, Kristina King, Rebecca Bergren, 
Jaciyn Seifert, Leena Ghim, Jeannette Lee. Melissa Marineau, Serena 
Graham, Nicole Devitt, Emily Fatur, Drystal Anderson 

80 < Queen Anne Hall 

First Right 

Resident Assistant Nicole Erickson. Alice Zalonis, Allison Castellan. 
Melinda Suchy. Christine Yan. Sarah Witiak. Kristina Borstnik. Melissa 
Boyle. Crystal Richburg, Pauline Poirier. Audreen Have. Heather Mitchell- 

Weed. Meghan Goldman. Jennifer Brooks 

Second Left 

Resident Assistant Karyn Kahler. Elizabeth Demarest. Kelly Fetter. Kari 
Meyer. Claire Schoenberg. Angie Danford. Kara Lundy. Bella Short. 
Cathryne Maciolek. Kristin Patzkovvsky. Gia Trionfo. Elizabeth Fischer. 
Calley Leimbach. Marie Bull. Carrie Maddox. Elizabeth Haan. Heather 
Jackson. Elisabeth Savage. Monique Holt. Nicole Zezzo. Amanda O'Neal. 
Kelly Krell. Emily Wertz. Erin Foster. Keri Moffatt. Keisha Dawson 

Queen Anne Hall 


Second Right 

Resident Assistant Del Lyon, Candice Dorsey, Sheila Agyeman, Tanya 
Shelton, Jen Harris, Ndeye Diop, Jessica Carnahan, Dawn Wagner, Elena 
Varipatis, Kim Creager, Anne Field, Beth Washington, Stephanie Bair, 
Maureen Shanahan, Jennifer Bemhard. Deborah Brown. Melissa Hill, 
Leslie Strathem, Ali Beheler. Melinda Murphy, DanaGreil, Eileen Fosnight, 
Christina Klepper, Shiela Renehan 

Third Left 

Resident Assistant Mandy Drews, Emily Voigt, Jenni Dicapua, April 
Howard, Alexis Gibson, Rebecca Morris, Andrea Liu, Heather Payne, 
Jasmine Yang, Erin Webster, Kelli Mann. Marjorie Lohmeyer, Lana 
Oh, Debra Kemp, Elizabeth Eynon, Jane DeLashmutt, Leila Dongala. 
Michelle Henry, Kara Lloyd. Jennifer Yates. Christine Colina 

82 \ Queen Anne Dorm 

Third Center 




Resident Assistant Johni Baxter. Bridgette Gallagher. Colleen Bauer. 
Jennifer Aschbrenner. Stacey Dyce. Renee Brown. Sylvia Kaltreider. 
Mary Wiley. Dyani Payne. Cerise Taylor. Eve Fagergren Barbara 
Fisher, Korinne Loynes. Shannon Bowser. Isailia Cruz. Tiffani 
Mattingly. Danay Bell. Emily Mills. Erin Sheridan. Seda Atam. Mary 
Davies. Keandra Bell. Christina Keller. 

Third Right 

Resident Assistant Jeanine Perry. Jaclyn Pinkham. Elizabeth Marinelli. 
Gin Claggett. Gayle Gillespie. Samantha Govier. Kari Olson. Jesica 
Kravetz, Yevonnie Lowe. Tia Overbey, Jozina Green. Jodi Edwards. 
Maria Dubin. Shannon Herboldsheimer. Erin Michener. Diana Dycus. 
Gwynn Sturdevant, Mieke Simonse, Aileen Cutrell, Theresa Vorreyer. 
Tara Myers, Megan Mcdonnel. Jessica Smith. Alisaon Smith. Tiamo 
Allen. Michelle Donlon 

Queen Anne Dorm 


Real Life 

You here your friends that are 
going to other schools talk about 
how they plan on moving off cam- 
pus so they can live in an apartment 
or townhouse, and you sit back and 
laugh about the gas money that they 
have to spend to drive to school, 
and the cable that they have to pay 

Fortunately for you, St. Mary's 
is equipped with their own 
townhouse development for the 
pure enjoyment of those students 
who earn enough credits to acquire 
one. Yes, you do have bills to pay; 
utilities, heat, phone, but the cable 
is free and you don't have to drive 
to classes, even though you are far 
from any classes (unless you're a 
Bio major). 

Moving out of the dorms and 
into a townhouse is taking on a 
huge responsibility and many stu- 
dents look at it as a step closer to 
being in the 'real' world. Learning 
how to do your own laundry when 
living in the dorms is only one part 
of life. Cleaning bathrooms, kitch- 
ens, cooking for yourself, and pay- 
ing monthly bills become a chore. 
Of course, for many, pizza becomes 
the four basic food groups and show- 
ers are cleaned just as often as your 
clothes. (When you can't see the 

floor anymore, if then). 

When students first think about 
living with another person in such 
close quarters, they have some 
doubts. Living in a townhouse 
meanse living with three other 
people. Although they are often 
roommates of your choice, friends 
sometimes find out new things about 
each other living in a house together. 

Getting into a townhouse is some- 
times not the easiest thing to do, but 
once you are there you will definately 
not want to leave. After living in 
your own house, makes going home 
to your parents harder than ever, 
unless of course your mom still does 
you laundry. 


^^O ompare these two pictures. 
Wjr Which do you think looks more 
m ^S appetizing? You have genuine 

Woods cuisine versus the delicious 
taste of home-cooking straight from your 
own townhouse. Although some 
townhouse residents remain on some sort 
of meal plan for convenience, it's not 
hard to see why students are so eager to 
live anywhere but the dorms. 

Townhouses } 85 x 


ocializing. for some reason, 
tends to happen more often in 
the townhouses than the dorms. 
It seems that there is a race among 
students to see who can fit the most 
number of people in their house. 


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t appears that many strange and 
unusual changes occur when you 
move into the townhouse life, very 
personal changes. Can you pick out the 
change that has occured to one of the 
subjects in this picture compared to the 
picture above? 


/ 86 \ Townhouses 

nderclassmen can alw a\ s 
make themselves comfortable 
1r %S\n a townhouse. Having a 
couple of drinks can sometimes help out 

^K too. 

Townhouses / 87 

Yes, that is correct. St. Mary's does not have a 
football team. But that doesn't mean that our 
students have no school spirit. Quite the contrary. 
Athletes are responsible for much of the student life 
that occurs on campus. Many Saturday afternoons 
are spent either watching a nine-inning struggle on 
the baseball field, or trying to keep track of our 
bruised girl and guy rugby players run up and down 
the rugby field. 

Strong ties and friendships are always formed 
between those students who share in the trials and 
tribulations of playing on an athletic team. Teams 
practice every day together, eat before games to- 
gether, ride to games together, and sometimes sleep 

Although St. Mary's College is not known for our 
sports, our athletes are kn own among us. 

^88^ Sports Opener 

L'th McCorrnick scrunches her 
face as she races towards the 
soccer ball. The faces of 

athletes can show just how much they 

concentrate on their task. 

jf [though swim teams work 
^Mp together to gain points. 
f w? individual swimmers are often 
out to beat their own personal records. 


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* oul shots put a lot of pressure 
on a basketball player. Erica 
Pierson looks cool and confident 
alter shooting. 


1 ours and hours of practice 
seem like a pain in the butt 
.mtil a team wins their first 
game, and then it's all worth it. 


Sports Opener / 89\ 


! INFO : 

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Head Coach r 

Jesse Roberts, 2nd season 
Career Record : 

9 - 25, 5 - 1 1 in CAC 

"l 996 Record"" 

3 - 14. 2 - 6 in CAC 


About the 

Leading Goal Scorer : 

Dan White (So), 7 

Assist Leader : 

Aaron Zukerburg (Jr), 

Dave Layman (Sr), 3 

assists each 
Points Leader : 

Dan White (So), 15 

Saves Leader : 

John Kanaskie (Fr), 

104 saves, 1 shut-out 
SMC Most Valuable Player 

Dan White (So) 
SMC Coach's Award : 

Dave Layman (Sr) 


Photo by Bryan Allen 

'aron Zukerburg plays awesome 
offense as he gets the ball away 

fron the oppenent. With three 
assists for the season, Aaron knew his 
away around the goal. 



Photo by Bryan Allen 

reshman Steve Thur makes a 
perfect kick straight towards 
the goal. 

90 \ Men's Soccer 


Soccer players shake the hands 
of the opposing team after a 
tough game in the cold. Sports- 
manship is a major part of being a team 
player, especially towards the enemy. 


enior captain R\an Voegtlin 
looks across the field for a fellow 


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Standing : Matti Havens. Chris Lehmann. Matt Tenney. Brian Cusick. David Adams. Jamie Bruno. John Kanaskie. Brian Waud. 

Pete Sweigard. Alex Czopp*. Dan White. Ryan Voegtlin*. Assistant Coash Mark Unger. Head Coach Jesse Roberts 

Kneeling : Aaron Zukerburg. John Howell. John Genakos, Steve Thur. Sean Flynn. Riyo Shibayama, Dave Layman. Yafeu 


Not Pictured : Brent Beery 



Men's Soccer /91\ 



Head Coach : 

Mike Sweeney, 13th seas. 
Career Record : 


"l 996 Record 

8 - 8, 2 - 5 in CAC 

About the 

Leading Goal Scorer : 

Christie Valentine (So). 

7 goals 
Assist Leader : 

K.C. Ingraham (Jr). 7 

Points Leader : 

K.C. Ingraham (Jr), 19 

Saves Leader : 

Valerie Taylor (So). 

70 saves. 6 shut-outs 
SMC Most Valuable Player 

Steph Karpinski (Sr) 
SMC Coach's Award : 

Christie Valentine (So) 
1st Team All-CAC, 2nd 
Team All-Reg All-Amer : 

Steph Karpinski (Sr) 
2nd Team All-CAC : 

Christie Valentine (So). 

Jessica Romano (So) 

92 x Women's Soccer 

Photo by Bryan Allen 

reshman Emilia Mackey gets a 
' quick tape-up by Tracey. Mak 
ing sure your body is in the 
be"st shape possible is very important 
when it comes to sports. If something is 
hurt, athletes will do anything not to feel 

down thi 

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hristie Valentine, sophomore, 
keeps an eye on the soccer ball as 
he follows the opposing team 
the field. 


ophomore Beth McCormick 
has a sure sign of concentration 
on her face as she kicks the 
soccer ball to a teammate. 

Photo b\ Bryan Allen 

Photo h\ Br\an Allen 







Standing : Head Coach Mike Sweeney. Beth McCormick. K.C. Ingraham*. Tara Jenson. Emilia Mackey. Valerie Taylor, 

Stephanie Karpinski*. Kristi Metz. Assistant Coach Chris Meyers. Angela Mogensen 

Kneeling : Jennifer Bone. Kelly Miller. Christie Valentine. Marymai Hanlon, Jessica Romano. Elizabeth Haan. Holly Seaman. 

Allison Edwards. 

Not Pictured : Yvonne Hefferman. Jenifer Herrman 


Women's Soccer / 93 


a^2 apt; 

iin Sarah Bannat runs 

fdy down 

the field waiting for the 

^^/ball t( 

i be hit to her. Being 

ready for everything is one trait in any 

good captain. 


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Standing : Coach Mari Willen, Jessica Chin. Melissa Moore, Sarah Bannat*. Jennifer Reed*. Melanie McLean, Nairem Moran. 
Kneeling : Mirta TeichbergLynn Maciolek, Heidi Smeller. Jennie Bentz, Catherine Greene. Michelle Donlon, 
Not Pictured : Kristina King. Cardine Theberg 


94 < Field Hockey 


Photo by Bryan Allen 

ike any other sport, field 
hockey players do a lot of 
running up and down the field. 
r atigue can be seen on the faces of 
layers, but they never let this keep them 
rom playing their hardest. 


Photo by Bryan Allen 

unior Melissa Moore eyes the 
goal as she moves towards the 
ball. Leading the team in goals, 
issa knew the field blind. 


Head Coach : 

Mari Willen. 2nd season 
Career Record : 

6 - 20 - 1 . 1 - 1 1 in CAC 

Leading Goal Scorer : 

Melissa Moore (Jr). 5 
Assist Leader : 

Melissa Moore (Jr). 

Lynn Maciolek (So). 2 

assists each 
Points Leader : 

Melissa Moore (Jr). 12 

Defensive Saves Leader : 

Nairem Moran (So). 

Sarah Bannat (Sr). 

Mirta Teichberg (Jr). 3 

saves each 
Saves Leader : 

Jessica Chin (Sr). 

178 saves. 2 shut-outs 
2nd Team All-CAC : 

Jennifer Reed (Sr) 

Field Hockey > 95 



Head Coach 

Tom Brewer 
Career Record 

63 - 35 
Assistant Coach 

Steve Bishop 

1996 Final Record 

3 - 5 in CAC 


Most Assists : 

Jenni Mullendore (Sr), 

Most Blocks : 

Erica Pierson (So), 1 16 
Most Digs : 

Tracy Morgan (Sr), 428* 
Most Kills : 

Tracy Morgan (Sr), 427* 
Most Service Aces : 

Tiggy Stevens (Fr), 93* 


Assists : 1062* 
Blocks : 213 
Digs : 428* 
Kills : 1270* 

Aces : 332* 

* denotes a new school record 

Standing : Coach Steve Bishop. Lindia Papavasiliou*. Jenny Mullendore. Becky Banwarth, Tracy Morgan*. Kate Marks* 
Erica Pierson, Kristen Haga, Michelle Henry. Tiggy Stevens, Rebecca Anderson, Rachel Fryd, Coash Tom Brewer 
Not Pictured : Johnie Baxter, Monika Hibhert, Keandra Bell, 

* Captains 

96 < Women's Volleyball 



pper body strength is very 
important for the breast and 
butterfly strokes. SMC 

swimmers make it look easier than it 
realK is. 

Photo by Brsan Allen 

59 eeing you teammates cheer you 
on is one advantage of the back 
stroke. Swimmers know that 
the\ will see smiling faces at each wall. 

...1996 Roster 

Head Coach 

Mike Norton. 2nd Season 
Career Record 

Assistant Coach 

Steve Butts 
April Anderson 
Kim Crance 
Carrie Dannenfelser 
Michelle Goodwin* 
Emily Grimes 
Melanie Hancock 
Melissa Kremmer 
Dominique Monie* 
Emma Petrie 
Jackie Seifert 
Becky Walker 

Christian Benjaminson 

Steve Crowther 

Dave Hayes 

Mike Hitchings 

Jacob Lilly 

Pat McGarrity 

Ross McKim 

Rob Mitchell 

Damian Noordhoorn* 

Brian Shockey 

Brian Tenney* 

* captains Dave Trendler 








Photo h\ Br\an Allen 

Swimming S 97 x 



Head Coach 

Bob Flynn 
Career Record 

Assistant Coaches 

Osaro Ighodaro 
Lewis Van Wambeke 

1996 Final Record 

4 - 8 in CAC 


Demetrius Henson Jr. 

Garret O'Donnell Jr. 

Kevin Robinson So. 

Steve Michelotti So. 

Kofi Kankam Sr. 

Andy Benincasa So. 
Christopher Girandola Sr. 

Desmond Mackall Fr. 

Sean Soyars So. 

Ian Taylor Sr. 


Steve Michelotti 

First Team 

All-Capital Athletic 


SMC Most Valuable 

Photo by Bryan Allen 
^^ t appears as if Denetrius Henson 
^ M is really concentrating on the net 

as he goes for a dunk. Right. 
Andy Benincasa watches as a teammate 
makes a basket. 

Photo hv Brvan Allen 

V^sT Men's Basketball 


evin Robinson maneuvers 
around his opponent with the 
greatest of ease. Being able to 

handle the ball is a must in basketball. 

Photo b\ Br\an Allen 

Photo h\ Bnan Allen 

Photo by Bryan Allen 
enior Ian Taylor looks for an 
|Open teammate to throw the 
ball to. Being able to see over 
the other team is definately an advan- 


Photo by Bryan Allen 

any players will throw 
themselves in the path of the 
other team in hopes to get 
some foul shots. 


This season, our basket- 
ball players played 
twenty-five games against 
various opponents trying 
to get the highest standing 
possible in the CAC. 
Although their record was 
only 7-18, this team was 
a group of winners. 

On February 1 1 . the 
basketball team sponsered 
a game called Coaches vs 
Cancer. All game pro- 
ceeds from this game 
benefited the American 
Cancer Society. This 
deserves a winning record. 

Men's Basketball 




layers wait with anxiety to see 
whether or not the ball is going 
to eo through the net. 

jf s a guard. Amaris Johnson, has 
j^a* 1 1 1 keep an eye out for open 
f Wf teammates. She must also be 
able to pass on a moments notice. 

TlOoT Women's Basketball 

Photo by Bryan Allen 



ophomore Erica Pierson 
tares down the net as she 
attempts to make a foul shot. 


Photo b\ Brsan Allen 

1996 Staff 

Head Coach 

Shann Hart. 1 st Season 

Assistant Coaches 

Deanna Fairfax 

Jean Hodge 
Carol Montague 

1996 Roster 

Megan Van Wambeke 
Amaris Johnson 
Lesley Kline 
Sara Helms 
Elizabeth McCurdy 
Beth McCormick 
Kimberly Brown 
Cathy Richardson 
Erica Pierson 
Tara Jen son 
Tricia Kilroy 

Student Assistant 
Sarah Bannat 

Karen Proctor. 
Marsha Washington. 
Nairem Moran 

Women's Basketball 



Photo by Bryan Allen 

Back Row : Jeff Mohler, Christopher Laer. Martin Kane, James Haske, Jared Marmen, Justin Robinson, William Stinson, 

Michael Fraioli, Jason Dudderar 

Middle Row : Jeremy Smith, Daneil Driscoll, Ben Davis, Roji Behr, Collin Campbell, Peter Dixon, Mike Ludwig, John-Paul 

Fischer, Josh Bank, Francis Lanzer 

Bottom Row : Greg Foti, Rob Carr, Omar Black. Jeff Jeffers, James England, Timothy Barlotta, Timothy Kelly, Nick Johnson, 

Joseph Hughes 

Not Pictured : Terrance Buckley 

102x Men's Lacrosse 



Head Coach 

Jason Hurley 
8th season 

Career Record 


Assistant Coaches 

Jim Mohler 

Jim Rogalski 

Dave Wenrichm 

Rob Bray 

^f lthough the defense has 
jamA ongei stic \ - than offer 
f §f our players are still able to keep 
the ball away from their opponents. 


oalie Josh Bank reaches high 
nto the air to grab the ball and 
throw it to the ground. 

holu h\ Bnan Allen 

Men's Lacrosse x!03 x 



Head Coach 

Sue Heether 

Second Season 

Career Record 
7 - 3, 1 - 2 in CAC 

Assistant Coaches 

Chandler Christian 

Patty Cottone 

Photo by Bryan Allen 

■ laying against your own 
r^ teammates can be a lot of fun. 
Tina Wasowicz eyes down her 
"enemy' as she fights for possession. 


104v Women's Lacrosse 


unning in the cold is one 
^disadvantage of spring sports. 
(Nevertheless, these girls give it 
their all. 100% of the time. 

xill is up in the air and there 
\ is no telling which girl is going 

In No Order : Kari Meyer. Gia Trionfo. Missy Lewandowski. Kristin Patzkowski. Holly Seaman. Kristi LaVardera, K.C. 
Ingraham. Misty Uhlfelder. Tina Wasowicz, Allison Wagner. Mary Davies. Nairem Moran. Amy Everest. Lesley Kline. Nicole 
Cousin. Lindia Papavasiliou, Seda Atam. Kelly Fetter. Tara Jensen 

Women's Lacrosse /105 \ 


1997 Spring Sailing 

Robinette Borchardt, Danielle Brennan*. Courtney Cook, Kimberly Creager, Jane 
DeLashmutt, Jessica Deutchman, Christopher Gaffney, Ben Glass, Christine Goode, 
Michael Hare*, Tim Herzog, Elizabeth Hughes, William Hyatt, Mark Ivey, Alden Will 
James, Jeff Kamada, Anthony Kotoun, Patricia Kreh, Matthew Lindblad, Kerry 
Lynaugh, Lana Oh, Elizabeth Potter, Kathleen Prigmore, Ty Reed, Erin Sheridan. Molly 
Slocum, Amanda Smith, Tucker Thompson, Danielle Winner 

* captains 

Adam Werblow 

1997 Men's Tennis 

Ryan Anderson, Brett Bunch, Tim Cavanaugh, Jason Choate, Michael Clark, James 
Cooney, Ryan Grim, Chad Hampton, Daniel Hunt, Brian Kennedy, Stephen Repsher, 
Matthew Sedlak, Jason Whiteman 

Paul Spencer 

1997 Women's Tennis 

Allison Beach, Nichole Blancato, Kimberly Crance, Nicole Fusaro, Sara Helms, An- 
drea Liu, Patricia Lopez, Floortje Mastenbroek, Eleanor Miller, Mariam Toure, Cheryl 

Paul Spencer 

106x Sailing, Tennis 


No information was available for the baseball team. 

Baseball >107 

So you're not an athlete, so what? Students may 
thing that there is nothing for them to do if they 
can't kick or throw a ball. Well, you know what? 
They're wrong. St. Mary's College is packed full 
of clubs that students can join that have just as much 
fun as any sport team. 

New students have no real idea of what sorts of 
clubs St. Mary's has to offer until the day when all 
the clubs gather out in front of the cafeteria to 
advertise themselves. It's then that students see the 
variety of organizations that exist on this campus. 
Fron danding and singing to saving the environ- 
ment, students are sure to find a club that is of some 
interest to them. 

Much of the student life here at St. Mary's re- 
volves around the clubs and organizations, whether 
they are entertaining everyone or just the members. 

^rennan Fama really takes this 
"performance thing seriously. 
Didn't his mother ever teach 
him not to yell at people in public. 


Clubs Opener 

yf II performers learn to take a 
j^mff bow for themselves as the 
f^ 9? audience applauds them. 
Musicians, athletes, and any other 
entertainers deserve the applause they 


allying in Alexandria is one way to fight for the environment. At least thafs how it 
is for Lila Grisar, Erica Wilson. Wrenn Smith, and Ben Wyskida. 


ohn Bodie. Amy Porter, and Moe Moore work together to put their canoe back on the 
truck so they can start their journey home from Alexandria. 

SEAC Z' ()C 5 

^^ hristian Fellowship members 
fjr from other schools joined St. 
M _^ / Mary"s during a weekend 
retreat. Students meet one another in a 
natural setting. 



tudents stop at Dunkin' Donuts 
while on the road. Even good 
Christians need refueling once in 

11(X Christian Fellowship 

(ZX\As\\c\n HeJIowskip 

J& ong-lasting friendships are one 
^/i^outcome of Christian Fellowship. 
^^^True friends that are willing to do 
am thing for you are very hard to find. 

Christian Fellowship > 1 1 1 < 

Photo by Bryan Allen 
olos can be very stressful for 
.some musicians, but this trumpet 
players looks cool, calm, 
collected. Now, can he look that way in 
a performance? 


lthough the jazz band is a 
single group of musicians, 
some students are singled out 
for their talent. 

112< Jazz Band 

^ft ust like anj sport, musicians 
£ Xneed to practice in order to be 
^^perfect. Although an athlete uses 
^ their entire body, musicians use their 
lungs and lips and hands constantly with 
no rest. 

Photo by Bryan Allen 

^^S f it weren"t for the director, their 

^ Xwould probably be no jazz band. It 

§ may appear that he just stands their 

and conducts, but a lot goes into waving 

those arms around. 

^0? etting four of the same instru 
m*j0 ments played by four different 
^^p^people can be somewhat chal 

w lenging. Listening, watching, and 
playing all at the same time takes skill 
and a lot of practice. 

Photo by Bryan Allen 

Jazz Band Tl 1 3T 

S*CA participants dress in 
medieval garb and reenact the 
lifestyle of those who lived 
during that period in history. Dancing is 
only one activity they recreate. 


^^Jfj0 ' iers act out 

MrM^f " ordfights to n\ and bring 
W w ^^back the medieval aspect of 
life. The crime rate would probably go 
down if murderers had to kill with a 

114< SCA 


71 hese guys trust each other well 
enought to dance with each 
other.. .in front of people. That 
takes courage if vou ask me. 

5t tanding perfectly still has got 
to be hard when you are just 
waiting to start singing. Sun- 
glasses, however, offer an escape; not 
seeing the audience helps many perform- 

^^% omedy acts in between songs 
Wjr gives these hilarious guys a 
■ ^ moment to rest. The SMC Men 
strive to get the audience involved as 
much as possible. Our entertainment is 
their priority. 

Tll^T SMC Men 

SMC Men 

ason Yanuzzi does an awesome 
'George Michael. The SMC Men 
hose Jason as a guest singer. 
Great choice. 

SMC Men >I17< 

The yearbook staff has decided to start 
something new with the 1997 book. In past 
years, we as a staff have asked local busi- 
nesses to support our yearbook in exchange 
for an advertisement in favor of their busi- 
ness. As an addition this year, we gave the 
parents of the graduating seniors the chance 
to tell their seniors how proud they are of 
them, surprisingly. 

We do not, however, want to forget the 
local businesses that keep the students 
happy. If it were not for such places as 
Razzberries, Papa Johns, and the Green 
Door, St. Mary's students would surely run 
out of things to do. 

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118\ Advertisement Opener 


ocal bands as well as those from 
farther away somehow make it 
down to little ole* St. Mary's Cit) 
to give students a break from monotanj . 
Razzberries has become one of the most 
famous hangouts for those in the area. 



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W %/ sphere of life at St. 
Mary's. The changes of season 
bring suttle changes to each 
student throughout campus. 


1 amous for its height 
and being totally out of 
place. St. Mary's water 
tower has become a prime target 
for every frisbee golfer on 


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^^^ ampus living is just like riding a bike. 
Mjr you never forget how to do it. Most 
■ \S students at St. Mary's could probably 
draw a picture of their campus from memory. 
Everyone gets there exercise walking from class 
to class and to meals. There are those students, 
of course, who choose to ride their bikes, 
sometimes putting pedestrians in danger. 

Another year, another senior class, an- 
other step in your life. As we look back on the 
year, we remember so many things that took 
place. Maggie O'Brien made it through her 
first year as our new president, renovations 
begun all over campus, and we became one 
of the top party schools in America. As 
students removed their last pieces of luggage 
from their rooms, sighs of relief and happi- 
ness could be heard all over campus. 

While most students packed their belong- 
ings knowing that they would have to unpack 
them again in four months, the graduates 
started their new lives out in the "real" world. 

There is nothing left of the year but the 
memories each of us made that will be taken 
with us throughout our lives. 


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precious part of life when you become a college 
student. Naps aren't for just kindergarten 




Do not stand at my grave and 

weep, I am not there, I do not 

I am a thousand winds that 

blow, I am the diamond glints 

on the snow. 
I am the sunlight on ripened 

grain, I am the gentle autumn 

When you awaken in the 

morning's hush, I am the 

swift uplifting rush of quiet 

birds in circled flight. 
I am the soft star that shines 

at night. 
Do not stand at my qrave and 

cry, I am not there, I do not die 

Joshua Paul Dansicker 

Our eldest son. How We me blessed by God to hat/e you and 
your brother as our sons, l/ou Were only here on earth for a little oOer 
2 1 years, but, oh how much We learned about life from you: \lour 
kindness, compassion, loVe for people, and your zest for life, l/ou Will 
always be in our hearts and minds, until once again We are reunited. 

We loVe you son, 
Mom & Dad 
1 h 18-75, Into the Light, h 12-97 

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In November, a hijacked 
Ethiopian airliner crashes 
after running out of fuel. 
The crash occurs near a 
resort beach in the 
Comoros Islands in the 
Indian Ocean. At least 
1 23 of the 1 75 people 
on board die, including 
the hijackers. 

gj > King Hussein of 

Jordan (right) 
visits the West Bank of 
the Jordan Rrver in 
October to show 
support for the 
Palestinian-Israeli peace 
talks and the 
establishment of an 
independent Palestinian 
state. It is Hussein's 
first visit since Jordan 
lost the territory to 
Israel in the 1967 Arab- 
Israeli War. 

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After 36 years. Central 
America's longest civil 
war ends when Indian 
rebels and military 
leftists sign a truce 
in Guatemala. 

British Telecommuni- 
cations agrees to 
purchase MCI 
Communications for up j 
to $21 billion in 
November. The deal is 
the biggest foreign 
purchase of a U.S. 
company ever concluded. 

Alija Izetbegovic. leader 
Bosnia's Muslim Party of 
Democratic Action, is elected 
chairman of the country's new 
three-person presidency in 
September. The election is held 
in accordance with provisions 
of the U.S.-brokered Dayton 
peace agreement. 

A U.N. -negotiated treaty 
banning chemical 
weapons worldwide is set 
to take effect in the 
spring. The treaty 
prohibits the 

development, production, 
stockpiling or use of 
chemical weapons, and 
calls for the destruction 
of existing supplies. The 
treaty is signed by 160 
nations, including the U.5 


President Boris 
Yeltsin wins reelection in 
July, despite persistent 
health problems After 
successful heart 
surgery in November he 
returns to work. 

g-j | , The Miss World beauty 

pageant, held in Bangalore. 
India in November, raises a storm of 
protests, some violent, including one 
by a group threatening to stage a 
mass suicide during the pageant's 
telecast- A new Miss World is crowned 
without incident. 

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A pipe bomb explodes in 
Centennial Olympic Park after 
the first day of competition at the 
Summer Olympics in Atlanta Flags fly 
at half-mast to mourn the 1 person 
killed and more than 100 m|ured. 

Pope John Paul II undergoes 
surgery for an inflamed 
appendix in October His chief surgeon, 
Dr Francesco Crucitti. announces that 
the 78-year-old leader of the Roman 
Catholic Church is free from "previously 
undiscovered serious ailments." 

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On July 17, 
Trans World 
s Flight 800 
es 13,700 feet 
above the Atlantic 
Ocean, killing all 230 
passengers and crew 
members. The Boeing 
747-1 00 was en route 
to Paris from New 
York. The cause of 
the explc ' 
a mystery. 

blamed for a truck bomb 
that kills 19 U.S. service 
people on June 25 in 
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia 
Mourners grieve at a 
memorial service held in 
Khobar. Saudi Arabia 

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^~W~s More than 300 Tutsi refugees 
in the African country of 
Burundi are slain by Hutus, a rival 
ethnic group The covered bodies, 
mostly women and children, illustrate 
the ferocity of the conflict. 

A lone 

gunman kills 
1 6 kindergartners, 
their teacher, and then 
himself, at a Dunblane. 
Scotland school in 
March 1996. A month 
after the tragedy, 
officials tear down the 
school gymnasium in 
which the shootings 

I _^^k Israeli right-wing leader 

Beniamin Netanyahu wins 
I the May 1 996 election for 
! Prime Minister, defeating Prime 

Minister Shimon Peres, whom 
i many Israelis think is making too 

many concessions to Israel's 

Arab neighbors. 




The U.S. Army issues 
strict new policies for drill 
instructors and female 
trainees, as hundreds of 
complaints of sexual 
harassment are revealed 
in November. Drill 
instructors are now 
required to leave their 
doors open if a 
female is inside, 
and women must 
travel in pairs. 

^^ Former U.N ambassador 
^T^ Madeleine Albright is 
nominated for Secretary of State by 
President Clinton on December 5. 
Confirmed in office in January 
1 997. Albright is the first woman 
to head the State Department. 




After thousands of 
veterans complain of 
illnesses since the 1991 
Persian Gulf War, the 
Pentagon warns they 
may have been exposed 
to chemical weapons. 
The Pentagon reveals 
that up to two tons of 
sarin nerve gas may have 
been released. 

Six-year-old beauty 
pageant queen JonBenet 
Ramsey is found 
murdered in the 
basement of her parents' 
Colorado home the day 
after Christmas. Her 
death raises a nationwide 
awareness of 
controversial youth 
beauty pageants. 

Speaker of the House 
Newt Gingrich [R-Georgia) 
is fined $300,000 in a 
bi-partisan vote after the 
House Ethics 
Committee's year-long 
investigation into alleged 
financial improprieties. 

JL Seven-year-old pilot Jessica 
^7^ Dubroff is killed when her 
Cessna airplane crashes shortly 
after take-off in bad weather from 
the Cheyenne. Wyoming airport, 
Her flying instructor and her father, 
the plane's two passengers, are 
also killed in the April 1996 crash. 

g^ Theodore Kaczynski, alleged 
to be the "Unabomber," who 
killed 3 people and wounded 
more than 20 others with mail 
bombs since 1978. is arrested in 
Montana in April 1996 Information 
provided by Kaczynski's brother 
leads to the arrest. 

^^ Bmb Jua, a 

"r" gorilla at 
Chicago's Brookfield 
Zoo. becomes a hero 
when she rescues a 
3-year-old boy knocked 
unconscious after falling 
1 8 feet into the ape 
enclosure. The boy 
suffers brain contusions 
but soon recovers. 

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On August 1 1 . a 
boater rescues 
1 0-year-old Taylor 
Touchstone from the 
snake- and alligator- 
infested waters of a 
Florida swamp 1 4 miles 
away from where he 
disappeared August 7. 
Although exhausted 
and badly scratched, 
the autistic boy 
recovers fully. 

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r ^ One of the 
^\^ longest armed 
stand-offs in U.S. 
history occurs outside 
Jordan, Montana 
between the FBI and 
members of an anti- 
government group 
calling itself the 
Freemen The 81-day 
siege ends peacefully 
in June. 

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Jt William 

Jefferson Clinton 
defeats Republican Bob 
Dole and Independent 
H. Ross Perot to 
become the 42nd 
president of the U S. 
and the last president of 
the 20th century. 
Clinton is the first 
Democrat since 
Franklin Roosevelt to 
be reelected to a 
second term 

^-J ^ A civil jury finds former football 
i star O.J Simpson liable for the 
June 12. 1994 wrongful deaths of his 
ex-wife. Nicole Brown Simpson, and 
her friend, Ronald Goldman In a 
unanimous verdict, the jury awards 
$8.5 million in compensatory damages 
to Goldman's parents The Brown and 
Goldman families are each awarded 
$12 5 million in punitive damages. 

undermine the roadbed 
of Oregon's Interstate 
5, creating a 40-foot- 
deep sinkhole, into 
which two semitrailer 

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forest fires 
blacken more than 
twice the acreage lost 
to fires in an average 
year California. 
Montana and Oregon 
are particularly hard hit 

_£- The Citadel. South 

T Carolina's traditionally 
all-male military academy, 
admits four women, including 
Petra Loventinska (left] and 
Jeanie Montavlos. Montavlos 
and another female cadet later 
drop out, citing harassment 
and "sadistic" hazing 

All 110 people aboard a 
ValuJet DC-9 are killed in 
May 1996 when a fire breaks 
out in the cargo hold. The plane, 
en route from Miami to Atlanta, 
crashes and disappears almost 
completely into the Florida 
Everglades, making it difficult for 
workers to retrieve wreckage 

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Security guard Richard Jewell 
is investigated as a suspect in 
the July Olympic Park bombing. After 
three months of media frenzy, during 
which Jewell is a virtual prisoner in 
his home, the U.S. Justice 
Department admits there is no 
evidence against him. 

Six-year-old first- 
grader Johnathan 
Prevette is suspended from 
his Lexington, North * 

Carolina elementary school 
for violating the city 
schools' sexual conduct 
guidelines — he kissed a fe 
classmate. Prevette is quickly 
reinstated after a nationwide 
controversy over the susp 





A 9,300-year-old 
skeleton discovered in 
July near Richland, 
Washington is the oldest 
and most intact set of 
human bones ever 
discovered in North 
America. Research is 
suspended, however, 
as the tribes from the 
Native American 
grounds where it is 
found claim the 
skeleton as an 
ancestor and want the 
bones buried, 

; ^J American 

^T astronaut 
Shannon Lucid [right) 
spends 188 days in 
space, breaking 
American space 
endurance records 
after joining the crew of 
the Russian space 
station Mir 

Trauma Seal, a new 
medical adhesive that is 
applied like a lip-balm 
stick, is in clinical trials at 
10 hospitals and health 
care institutions 
nationwide. The 
biodegradable adhesive 
could eliminate stitches 
and return visits. 

New York Police 
Department canines 
begin wearing three- 
pound, infrared cameras, 
scouting out potentially 
dangerous areas before 
police officers enter the 
scene. Handlers are 
developing bullet-proof 
vests for the dogs 
to wear. 

A new category of animal 
is discovered in the form 
of bacteria that live on 
the lips of lobsters. 
Symbion pandora, which 
lives on food scraps 
from lobster lips, is called 
"the zoological highlight 
of the decade." 

^X Videogame giant Nintendo 
^T r '^ releases its long-awaited 
Nintendo 64. a new hardware 
system that draws players into the 
game and moves three times 
faster than any existing system. 

the Gre 
nx from the 
ravages of wind, 
pollution and time. 
4,500-year-old st- 
' located in Giza n 
le giant pyramids. 

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^1 An expedition to raise the 
^T"^ Titanic, the legendary 
"unsmkable" ocean liner that sank 
on its maiden voyage in 1912, 
from rts North Atlantic grave more 
than two miles deep, ends in failure 
in August due to rough seas. 

The Mars 
^^" Surveyor Trolley, 
named Soiourner, is 
earned on-board 
Mars Pathfinder, an 
unmanned spacecraft 
launched in December. 
Sojourner, a free-roving 
probe the size of a 
child's wagon, will 
photograph the Martian 
surface and determine 
the composition of 
rocks on Mars. 

^J | In August, scientists 
^T"^ discover evidence of 
bacteria-like life on a meteorite 
found in 1984 and believed to be 
part of the crust of Mars 4 5 billion 
years ago It is the first possible 
proof that life is not unique to Earth 

Satellite dishes 
become one of 

the year's hottest-selling 
electronic consumer 
products. Owners find 
the savings of not 
paying for cable 
services cover the cost 
within a few months 



Monterey Bay 

Aquarium opens a new 
wing in March 1996 
The million-gallon indoor 
ocean showcases the 
marine life of the 
outer reaches of 
Monterey Bay, 5 to 
60 miles offshore. 

^-X i The Hubble Space Telescope 
^T""^ captures new images of 
quasars, the universe's most powerful 
and baffling phenomena. Previously 
thought only to exist in colliding 
galaxies, new pictures indicate 
quasars can also exist in undisturbed 
galaxies — causing astronomers to 
revisit their theories 

© 1996 Monterey Bay Aquarium. Photography by Randy Wilder 




Steam and ash 
from Iceland's 
Loki volcano blast 
33.000 feet in the air 
on October 9. Molten 
from the volcano's 
nde fissure 
melts through more 
than 2.000 feet of 
glacial ice, threatening 
the island with 
widespread flooding. 

flower, the 

Arum, also known as the 

'," blooms in Lon ' 

lens for the first time 

>3. The flower is nicknamed 

its strong stench when in bloorr 

New research 

s can keep 
die-aged men 
onger and more 
iful. A 
releasing skin pa"- 
called Androd 
prescribed by 
doctors to 
supplement i 
natural ho 


A An "oxygen bar" in 
^T^ Toronto, Canada allows 
patrons to pay $1 6 to spend 
20 minutes breathing pure 
oxygen. The owners of the O2 
Spa Bar claim the treatment is 
a healthy way to reinvigorate 
the body and offer fruit "flavors" 
to liven up the experience 

^ Paleoanthropologist 

Mary Leakey, shown with 
husband Louis Leakey in a 1 959 
photograph, dies in December. 
Discoveries by the Leakeys 
throughout their careers are 
some of the most important 
in paleoanthropological 
history Her greatest 
discovery was a trail 
of 3.7-million-year- 
old footprints, which 
proved that 
hommids walked 
upright far earlier 
than previously 

^-^ The Smithsonian Institution 
^^ celebrates the 1 50th 
anniversary of its founding with a 
naDonwide tour of prize exhibits, 
including this stovepipe hat worn by 
Abraham Lincoln. 

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Former NFL 
commissioner Pete 
Rozelle dies on December 
6. Rozelle is credited 
with transforming 
professional football into 
America's top spectator 
sport, and with inventing 
the Super Bowl. 

gjfe "The Late Show" 

host David 
Letterman (right), who 
had been hinting at 
retirement, re-signs 
his contract with 
CBS, keeping him at 
"The Late Show" 
through 2002. 

_^k Mother Teresa, 1979 

i^ Nobel Peace Prize winner, 
suffers a heart attack in late 
December It is the 86-year-old 
Roman Catholic nun's fourth 
serious illness in 1996 

Basketball megastar 
Michael Jordan 
launches his own 
cologne: Michael 
Jordan Cologne. Demand 
for the fragrance is so 
high that manufacturer 
Bijan Fragrances limits 
sales to 1 2 bottles 
per customer. 

The ever-present Cindy 
Crawford releases a 
book on applying 
make-up. Basic Face 
enjoys a long run on the 
best-seller lists. 

The National Women's 
Hall of Fame opens in 
Seneca Falls, New York, 
inducting 1 1 women, 
including author Louisa 
May Alcott, and Oveta 
Culp Hobby, the nation's 
first female colonel. 

Archbishop of Chicago, 
Cardinal Joseph 
Bernardin dies of 
pancreatic cancer in 
November. Bernardin 
was known for being a 
reconciler in churches 
torn between tradition 
and modern culture, as 
well as for speaking out 
against physician- 
assisted suicide. 

£± ^ In April 1996, singer 

Michael Jackson is seen 
escorting a woman later identified 
as Debbie Rowe, an employee of 
Jackson's plastic surgeon. In 
November, Jackson announces 
that he and Rowe are married and 
that she is carrying his child. 

r^ Regis Philbin 
appears with 
host Rosie O'Donnell on 
ABC's "The Rosie 
O'Donnell Show." The 
talk show, which 
premieres in 1996, 
gains quick popularity 
and respect. 

-af Music megastar Madonna 
gives birth to Lourdes Maria 
Ciccone Leon, a 6-pound, 9-ounce girl, 
on October 14. Madonna's big year 
continues when she wins a Golden 
Globe for her role in Andrew Lloyd 
Webber's on-screen rendition of the 
musical Evita 

^^L^ In October. TV talk-show host 

Jenny Jones testifies during the 
Michigan murder trial of Jonathan 
Schmitz Schmitz was accused of killing 
Scott Amedure. who revealed romantic 
feelings for Schmitz during a March 
1995 taping of a "Jenny Jones Show." 

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-Jm In a small. 

secret ceremony 
on an island off Che 
coast of Georgia, John 
F Kennedy Jr mames 
Carolyn Bessette, a 
Calvin Klein publicist, in 
September. Kennedy, 
who dated Bessette for 
two years, had long 
been considered one 
of the world's most 
eligible bachelors. 

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r^ New York Yankees fan Jeffrey 
i Maier interferes with a fly ball 
during game one of the American 
League Championship Senes on 
October 9- The hit is ruled a 
home run. tying the game 4 to 4 in 
the eighth inning and making Maier 
New York's hero for a day 

(~^ Veteran comedian George Bums 
i dies in March 1996. |ust weeks 
after reaching the age of 100 The 
legendary Bums won an Oscar, an Emmy 
and a Grammy Award in an illustrious 
career dating back to vaudeville. 

^m As a stand against the invasion 
of his privacy. George Clooney. 
star of NBC's "ER." boycotts 
Paramount's "Entertainment Tonight* 
after its sister show "Hard Copy" runs 
unauthorized footage of the actor's 
private life 




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Tom Cruise stars in 
Jerry Maguire, a 
romantic comedy about a 
sports agent who 
decides to change his 
shallow ways, and 
spends the rest of the 
movie trying to regain hi 
success. It is a 
breakthrough role for 
Cruise, who is 
normally depicted as 
a cocky winner. 

To honor the 20th 
anniversary of its 
release, producer George 
Lucas issues a "remade" 
Star Wars, with new 
scenes, computerized 
special effects and 
souped-up animation. 
Lucas' grand plan calls 
for a nine-film cycle, 
including prequels. 

English actor/director 
Kenneth Branagh plays 
Hamlet in his star- 
studded remake of 
Shakespeare's classic. 
Despite running four 
hours, the movie is a 
critical and box-office 

NBC's Thursday night 
drama "ER" features 
television's first HIV- 
positive prominent 
character. Jeanie Boulet, 
a physician's assistant 
played by Gloria Reuben, 
is relatively open about 
her condition and helps 
confront the stigma 
of AIDS. 



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^j fc Scott Adams' Dilbert, the 

comic strip about office 
politics, captures the nation's 
imagination. In book form, The 
Dilbert Principle becomes a 
national best-seller 

rj | Patrick Stewart 
^T (left) and Brent 
Spiner (right) star in 
Star Trek: First Contact. 
a movie featuring 
characters from the TV 
show "Star Trek; The 
Next Generation." 

Paramount Pictures from Kobal 

^1 Actors Winona Ryder and 
^T"^ Daniel Day-Lewis star in The 
Crucible, which opens in December 
The screen adaption of Arthur 
Miller's famous play about the 
Salem witch trials is written by 
Arthur Miller himself. 

<r -^ Sherry Stnngfield, Dr. Susan 
^T^ Lewis on NBC's "ER," leaves 
the show at the peak of her 
character's popularity. In her final 
episode, when Dr. Mark Greene, 
played by Anthony Edwards, declares 
his love for Susan, the show gamers 
its highest ratings even 

(left) finds 
during the second 
season of ABC's 
'The Drew Carey 
Show," a zany 
'"-com about 

Warner Bros TV from Shooting Star 

(~^ Academy Award- 
winning actor 
Tom Hanks' first effort 
at directing receives 
critical praise when 
That Thing You Do 1 , a 
movie about the 
meteoric rise and fall of 
a 1 960s rock band, 
opens in October, 

20th Century Fox Irom Shooting Star 

,^L^ Model Brooke Shields [center] 
moves to television in NBC's 
"Suddenly Susan." a sit-com premienng 
in September. Shields plays a columnist 
opposte magazine editor Judd Nelson 
(far right]. 


_ Author 
I Cnchton 
| publishes The 
I Lost World, a 
| sequel to 
Jurassic Park, 
the colossal 
novel and 
movie The 
new book 
promises to 
generate just as 
much hype, with a movie 
already in the works. 


NBC liom Shooting Sta 

; in the film 
and Juliet. 

Tom Cruise stars in 
Mission: Impossible, based 
on the 1960s and '70s television 
series of the same name Despite 
critical put-downs, the movie is a 
huge box-office hit. 

Actors Brad Pitt (left) and 
Jason Patric star in 
Sleepers, a film about four men and 
their extraordinary scheme to 
revenge the abuse they experienced 
as boys The controversial movie 
also stars Dustin Hoffman, Robert 
De Niro and Kevin Bacon 

,--m John Lrthgow (front right) 

earns both an Emmy and a 
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor 
in a Comedy Series in NBC's "3rd 
Rock From the Sun," a sit-com 
about a family of aliens living in 
contemporary America. 

„^ America's favorite sit-com 
^j^ father, Bill Cosby, enjoys the 
success of his new CBS show, "Cosby." 
In January 1997. however, tragedy 
strikes as Cosby's son Ennis is killed in 
Los Angeles in an apparent 
random robbery 

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."^ btars dim Paxton ana Helen 
^T Hunt flee a tornado of 
awesome proportions in Twister. 
another summer blockbuster, 
which tells the story of storm 
chasers highly devoted to studying 
the inner workings of tornadoes 




Folk and blues artist 
Tracy Chapman returns 
to the scene in 1996 
with the single "Give 
Me One Reason." 
Chapman receives five 
Grammy nominations in 
January 1997. 

_ British pop 
superstars Liam 
[left] and Noel Gallagher 
cancel the remainder of 
a U.S. concert tour in 
September amid rumors 
that their band, Oasis, is 
breaking up Denying the 
reports, the brothers 
announce they will 
release a new album in 
the summer of 1997. 

^^ The Beatles' Anthology 3, 
the third and final album 
from the reunited remaining 
members of the band, is released 
in November. Following the example 
of their two previous anthologies, 
Anthology 3 sells in record 

GaryMalerba. LGl 

releases a new album, 
ddy Banks of the Wishl 
October. The album contains 1 
tracks recorded between 198 
the 1 994 suicide of singer Ku 
Cobain (right). 

The artist formerly 
known as Prince 

Emancipation, a three- 
hour, three-CD album, 
in honor of his release 
from his Warner Bros, 
recording contract. 

Guitarist Slash of Guns 
N' Roses forms his own 
band. His new group, 
Slash's BEues Ball, is a 
six-man blues band 
grounded in the blues- 
based hard rock of 
the 1970s. 

Rocker Sheryl Crow joins 
the ranks of musicians 
who have had their 
albums banned from 
Wal-Mart. The retail 
giant objects to a lyric 
alleging that kids kill each 
other with guns they 
obtained from the store. 

J.ine Hunimylon. LGl 

^■ ^ Bush, a British rock group with 
^T^ an American "grunge" sound, 
tours the U.S. to promote their album 
Sixteen Stone. They release another 
chart-topping album, Razorblade 
Suitcase, in the winter. 

^--^ Canadian pop artist Celine 

Dion taps the charts in 
1 996 with the album Falling Into 
You, which sells more than 1 S 
million copies worldwide. 

After 10 years of separation, members 

of the band Van Halen are reunited with 
their former lead singer. David Lee Roth (right), 
at the MTV Video Music Awards in September. 
Roth later claims he thought he was rejoining 
the band, who chose a different lead singer. 

r^ Heavy metal band Metallica 
^\ is the headlining act for the 
summer concert Lollapalooza, 
traditionally an alternative-rock 
show Metallica remains high- 
profile, winning an MTV award for 
the year's Best Hard Rock Video 
in September. 

gj k Toni Braxton's second album. 
Secrets, is released in summer 
1 996 Braxton wins R&B Single of the 
Year for "Let It Flow" at the Billboard 
Music Awards in the fall. 

rj > Alanis Monssette's Jagged 
Liffle Pill reigns the charts, 
becoming the all-time top-selling 
album by a female artist. 
Monssette also dominates the 
1 996 Grammys by winning four 
awards, including Best Album. 

of gangsta 
rap," begins distancing himself from 
hard-core rap. "Been There, Done 
That." his break-away anthem, 
premieres on MTV in September. 

n.E.M.'s 12th 
album, New 
ntores in Hi-Fi, the 
group's first recording 
since 1994's Monster, L 
is released by Warner 
Bros, in September. 

The Wallflowers, i 
Jakob Dylan, son 
legendary folk artist Bob 
Dylan, release Bringing Down 
the Horse, which features hit 
singles "One Headlight" and "Gti 
Avenue Heartache." 

^B^^__^ Fourteen-year-old singing 
sensation LeAnn Rimes i: 
nominated for the Country Music 
Association's Horizon Award after 
the breakthrough success of her 
single "Blue." The popular new star 
is often compared to countn/ 
music legend Patsy Cline. 

^^^The music world is stunned in 

September by the death of 
rapper Tupac Shakur, killed in a drive-by 
shooting in Las Vegas. Speculations as 
to the killer's motive abound, but the 
year ends with no answers and 
no arrests. 


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Tennis pro Pete Sampras 
wins the eighth grand- 
slam title of his career 
at the U.S. Open in 
September. Steffi Graf 
wins the U.S. Open 
Women's title, beating 
Monica Seles. 

Pro boxer Mike Tyson 
loses his Heavyweight 
Champion of the 
World title to Evander 
Holyfield in a November 
match. Holyfield, a 
former two-time world 
champion, reclaims his 
title in the surprise win. 

Chicago Bulls star 
Dennis Rodman furthers 
his controversial 
reputation by kicking a 
photographer in the 
groin during a game 
against the Minnesota 
Timberwolves in January 
1997. Rodman is 
suspended for up to 1 1 
games without pay, 
costing him more than 
$1 million, in addition to 
a $25,000 fine to the 
NBA, as well as a 
reported $200,000 
settlement with the 

Baltimore Orioles second 
baseman Roberto 
Alomar is suspended for 
five games, deferred to 
the 1997 season, when 
he spits on an umpire 
during a heated 
argument over a 
questionable call in the 
National League play-offs. 
Controversy ensues over 
the leniency of the 

-U The New York 
~T~^ Yankees win the 
World Series, beating 
the Atlanta Braves in a 
four-game sweep, after 
losing the first two 
games. It is the first 
series title for the 
Yankees since 1978. 

gjfc Team USA wins the World 
Cup of Hockey, beating 
Canada 5-2 in the final. Eight 
teams from Canada, Europe and 
the U.S. participate in the 
World Cup, which replaced the 
Canada Cup. 

(-A Twenty-year-old goffing 
phenom Eldrick 'Tiger" 
Woods turns pro in August, making 
the transition from exceptional 
amateur golfer to well-endorsed 
professional, including a deal 
with Nike worth an estimated 
$40 million. 

Paul Motor of the 
Minnesota Twins becomes 
the 2 1 st player in major league 
history to reach 3, COO career 
hits. The milestone is reached in 
September, when Motor triples 
against Kansas City Royals rookie 
pitcher Jose Rosado. 

-a| Race car driver Terry Labonte 
wins NASCAR's Winston Cup 
championship with a total of 4,657 
points after finishing fifth in the 
final race, the Napa 500, at the 
Atlanta Motor Speedway. 

_£m. Led by quarterback Brett 

Favre. the Green Bay Packers 
beat the New England Patriots 35-21 
in Super Bowl XXXI at the Louisiana 
Super-dome It is the Packers' first 
Super Bowl since 1968 

Craig Jones, Allspor! 

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c ^ The U S 
gymnastics team takes 
the gold at the Summer 
Olympics. Kern Strug, 
second from right, is 
the heroine of the 
competition, landing her 
final vault despite a 
dislocated left ankle 

j^ US swimmer 
Amy Van Dyken 
wins the women's 
1 0O-meter butterfly 
event at the Olympic 
Games with a time of 
59 1 3 seconds. Van 
Dyken wins a total of 
four golds. 



f-^ . The Chicago Bulls win their 

fourth NBA championship in six 
years as they defeat the Seattle 
SuperSonics in game six of the NBA 
finals on June 16. 

Al Belio. Allsporl 


Dan O'Brien 
s up 8,824 points 
take the gold medal 
i the decathlon, a 

grueling, 10-event 



, ' April 1 996 marks the 

I 1 0Oth running of the 

Boston Marathon More than 

38.000 contenders participate. 

-*L Olympic swimmer Tom 

Dolan captures another 
gold for the U.S. as he wins 
the 400-meter individual medley 
on July 21 Dolan wins with a 
time of 4 14.90. 




^-^ Jean Dnscoll [front right] of the 
^1^ U.S. takes the silver in the 
women's 800-meter wheelchair race, a 
demonstration sport, at the Summer 
Olympics Dnscoll. seven-time winner 
of the Boston Marathon, retires at the 
end of 1996. after setting several 
world records during her career. 

r -^ Minnesota Twins star 
^T"^ centerfielder Kirby Puckett 
announces his retirement from 
baseball in July A senous eye 
ailment forces Puckett to give up 
the game, but he manages to 
maintain his upbeat attitude at 
press conferences and interviews 




wins the 200-meter final 
in a world-record time of 
19.32 seconds. 
Johnson's triumph 
comes three days 
after he wins the 
400-meter race, 
making him the fii 
man to win both 
events in oni 


ReuleriArcfiive Photos 

-j g Basketball star Shaquille O'Neal 
lumps from the Orlando 
Magic to the Los Angeles Lakers in 
July The deal is the richest in NBA 
history, paying O'Neal $1 20 million 
over 7 years. 




Helping consumers 
maintain privacy, 
marketers promote 
home AIDS tests. 
Consumers draw their 
own blood and then send 
it away to be tested 

Advancing technology 
means more options 
on telephones, 
including Caller ID, 
which becomes more 
common than ever in 
1996. The display unit 
allows people to see the 
name and number of 
their caller before even 
answering the phone. 

Authors Ellen Fein and 
Sherrie Schneider 
release The Rules, a 
controversial manual 
teaching women 
strategies for getting a 
man to propose 
marriage. While the book 
draws criticism from 
both sexes, it is a 

The U.S. Postal Service 
issues stamps 
Hanukkah, the first non- 
Chnstian religious 
holiday ever featured 
on a stamp. 

Casual Fridays become 
more and more 
widespread in American 
work culture. Businesses 
allow employees who 
normally dress in 
professional clothing at 
work to wear more 
comfortable, casual 
clothing on Fridays. 

r • 

^-^ A "Sesame Street" stuffed 

toy causes panic among 
holiday shoppers. Tickle Me Elmo 
sells out in stores nationwide, and 
has shoppers fighting over scarce 
inventory and paying hundreds of 
times the toy's value. 

dance. People of all 
ages participate in the 
dance, including 
Olympians, delegates and 
workers of the Democratic 
National Convention (above) and ti 
New York Yankees grounds crew. 

^ L The My Twinn Doll Company 

offers individually crafted 
dolls that replicate, from a photo, 
the eye color hair and facial 
features of a living girl Each doll 
comes with two matching outfits, 
one for the doll and one for 
the owner. 

The mimmurr 
wage is 
raised to $4.75 in 
October, and will 
increase again to 
$5.15, effective 
Essjj^/Qf September 1, 1997 

,^ The beverage 

^T^ industry 
introduces a new 
concept — bottled 
water with caffeine! 
One bottle of the 
uncarbonated water 
contains as much 
caffeine as one cup 
of coffee 

r-^ Nail polish colors get darker 

and funkier Deep browns 
and blues are popular forms of 
expression and style.